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About-Face promotes positive self-esteem in girls and women of all ages, sizes, races and backgrounds through a spirited approach to media education, outreach and activism.
American Institute on Domestic Violence American Institute on Domestic Violence
Offers domestic violence training on-site to address the business costs of domestic violence spillover into the workplace. Employee training not only assists battered workers but it also protects employers from legal liability for unsafe workplaces!
Anne Kelly's Recovery Radio Anne Kelly's Recovery Radio
Recovery Radio, a new audio hour for anyone who has felt the impact of addiction, is just a few weeks old, but has already found an audience of loyal, grateful listeners eager for its message of hope, health, and healing. "Addiction is the #1 disease of our time, " explains Anne Kelly, host of Recovery Radio. "Millions of people are substance abusers. And those who aren't are the mothers and fathers, husbands and wives, sons and daughters, co-workers and bosses of addicts."
Awakenings for Women Awakenings for Women
Every day our residents awaken to a new beginning. Every day they write a new chapter in their life’s story. A chapter filled with more than just hope. Because living at Awakenings has opened their eyes to the long-term rewards of a substance-free lifestyle, and given them the tools to make it their reality. Here, in a safe and comfortable environment, they are given the support, guidance, nurturing and structure necessary to transition from treatment to independence. They are surrounded by caring professionals who themselves are true testimony to the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. And they awake each day, more assured than the day before, that their life’s story truly can have a happy ending.
Bella Online
Articles, information and resources about recovery from addictions of all kinds. Includes support, community and fellowship on the road to recovery.
Beyond the Blues Beyond the Blues
Depression during pregnancy and postpartum depression--Beyond the Blues is a concise and up-to-date book for women who are suffering from depression during pregnancy (antenatal depression) or postpartum depression, and their healthcare professionals. We've put together the latest information to help women who suffer from mood problems during pregnancy and postpartum.
Body Image Betrayal & Related Issues Body Image Betrayal & Related Issues
Information, chat, a message board, quotes & poetry on eating disorders & related issues such as sexual abuse, domestic violence & self-injury.

Chrysalis, A Center for Women

Chrysalis, A Center for Women
Chrysalis' mission is to empower women and their families to initiate personal and or social change. Every woman is whole right now Every woman has her own timing Every woman has her own answers...
Family Support Network Family Support Network
The mission of the Family Support Network is to prevent child abuse and neglect by promoting positive parenting, healthy families, and homes where children are valued and loved. FSN uses a whole family approach that emphasizes shared leadership with parents and connects families to resources that will help them improve their lives. We meet parents where they are, without judgment. In the process, parents identify their own strengths and challenges, set personal goals, learn better problem solving skills and celebrate their successes.
  Finding My Soul
The goal of this site is to provide information regarding childhood sexual abuse and to provide support for it's survivors. Healing from childhood sexual abuse isn't easy. It becomes a lifelong process. But, it doesn't have to consume your life.
Geri's Recovery Music Geri's Recovery Music
Geri is a Canadian singer/songwriter from Vancouver, BC Canada and has been a musician for over 30 years. Geri's third CD 'Soulful Journey', consists of 11 intimate songs written by Geri over a four year period after joining a 12 step group for eating disorders. These songs reflect the many aspects of life as an addict in recovery and yet are couched in pop adult alternative stylings that is easily listenable to those not in recovery
Initiative for Violence-Free Families of Hennepin County Minnesota
The Initiative for Violence-Free Families in Hennepin County (IVFF) was formed in 1994 to mobilize people in homes, schools, neighborhoods and workplaces who want to act to prevent violence. When you get involved in IVFF, you move from being an isolated individual concerned about violence to being a part of a community-wide effort. IVFF provides community members and professionals an opportunity to connect with others, create a shared vision and take action to build peaceful families and communities.
Initiatives for Violence-free Families and Communities in Ramsey County Initiatives for Violence-free Families and Communities in Ramsey County
A community-wide partnership of hundreds of people and organizations working to end family, community and workplace violence in Ramsey County and beyond. The Initiative was formed in 1991 by community leaders working with Ramsey County elected officials and staff. It is based on a primary prevention Public Health model of sustained community-wide action that will lead to a standard of nonviolence in the public mind.
Jacob Wetterling Foundation Jacob Wetterling Foundation
Information for children, teenagers, adults, and educators on how to keep yourself and others safe from sexual exploitation and abduction. Also includes information on a speakers bureau, stories of successful child-parent reunions, and a legislative watch.
Laura's Lee
I am a recovering alcoholic, clean and sober since August 7, 1986 - another miracle in my life. Although my pages are in no way affiliated with or endorsed by Alcoholics Anonymous, I give AA full credit for the fact that I am alive today to tell my story.
Love is Not Abuse Love is Not Abuse
Website for teens on dating violence. Includes an a story about an abusive relationship, red flags for abuse, facts about abuse, a quiz, and information on how to talk to adults and what to do when it's over, and other resources.
Mary Magdalene Project Mary Magdalene Project
The Mary Magdalene Project gives women who have been victimized by street prostitution the opportunity to turn their lives around. Through an intensive and comprehensive program, the women face, cope with and then overcome the many obstacles that life has dealt them. New relationships are formed, skills and strengths are discovered. The Mary Magdalene Project is a successful program that begins the transformation.
Mending the Sacred Hoop
Our goal is one of self-determination, and our program commits to providing time, resources, and faculty to tribes addressing the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault, issues that impact the health of current and future Native women and men from all Nations. Trainings, workshops, and programs not only address the all-too-common practice of violence against Native women, but also provide an alternative to existing agencies that do not acknowledge the unique status of indigenous people in America.
Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse (MINCAVA)
The mission of the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse (MINCAVA) is to support research, education, and access to violence related resources.
Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women
MCBW advocates on behalf of battered women and their children in Minnesota. MCBW also publishes a diverse selection of books, workbooks, posters, manuals and handouts, including the curricula "My Family and Me", "Violence-Free", "Kids Workbook on Family Violence" and "Skills for Violence-Free Relationships". MCBW's curricula educate children about domestic violence, promote conflict resolution skills, and challenge the social messages that contribute to the acceptance and perpetuation of domestic violence.
Minnesota Indian Woman's Resource Center
Our mission: To assist American Indian Women so they can enjoy a better quality of life for themselves and their families.
  Minnesota Rural Project for Women and Child Safety
A website that provides a curriculum and protocol development information for communities in Minnesota who are beginning to work together to better serve and protect both child and adult victims of family violence
National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
NOFAS is a nonprofit organization founded in 1990 dedicated to eliminating birth defects caused by alcohol consumption during pregnancy and improving the quality of life for those individuals and families affected. NOFAS, the only national organization focusing solely on FAS, takes a multicultural approach to prevention and healing.  NOFAS is committed to raising public awareness of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)—the leading known cause of mental retardation—and to developing and implementing innovative ideas in prevention, intervention, education and advocacy in communities throughout the nation.
National Women’s Health Resource Center
Since the late 1980s, the National Women’s Health Resource Center, Inc. (NWHRC) has helped millions of women educate themselves about the health topics that concern them the most. The non-profit organization, dedicated to helping women make informed decisions about their health, encourages women to embrace healthy lifestyles to promote wellness and prevent disease.

As the national clearinghouse for women’s health information, providing access to health information and resources is our primary goal. The information we provide is comprehensive, objective, and supported by an advisory council comprised of the nation’s leading medical and health experts.

Today, women need information. And, they need information provided by a credible national organization -- the National Women’s Health Resource Center.

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Sheila Wellstone Institute on Violence Prevention Policy
Domestic violence spreads its tentacles through families, communities, businesses and schools as well as through generations. Its cost, measured in dollars, spirals into the billions in lost workdays, lower productivity, and higher criminal justice, social service and health care costs. Its cost to the human spirit is immeasurable, whether to children who witness the battering of their mothers or to women who cannot find safety in their own homes. There is no homeland security for these families.
Silent Witness National Initiative
Silent Witness National Initiative originated in Minnesota and is a traveling exhibit of free-standing, life-sized red wooden figures, each bearing the name of a woman murdered by someone she knew. This site documents the history of this innovative response to domestic violence, and promotes peace, healing and responsibility in adult relationships in order to eliminate domestic murders in the United States by the year 2010.
SOBW (Sisters Of Bill W)
Women in recovery, reaching out to each other,
sharing your day, keeping in contact, carrying the message, etc.
Stop Violence Against Women
The Stop Violence Against Women website (STOPVAW) is a forum for information, advocacy and change. Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights developed this website as a tool for the promotion of women's human rights in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Mongolia, and the U.N. Protectorate of Kosovo. STOPVAW was developed with support from and in consultation with the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) and the Open Society Institute's Network Women's Program.
Twisted Sisters AA Recovery
An AA recovery club for women who have a problem with alcohol or drugs. Email & message board are two ways we keep in touch .
  Women and Children's Recovery Community
The Hazelden Women and Children's Recovery Community is designed to help newly sober chemically dependent women, particularly single mothers with children, establish and sustain sober lifestyles. The residence provides a supportive living situation and recovering community in New Brighton, Minnesota, a northern suburb of Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Women for Sobriety
WFS is a self-help Program for women with problems of addiction. It is the first and only self-help Program for women only and its precepts take into account the very special problems women have in recovery - the need for feelings of self-value and self-worth, and the need to expatiate feelings of guilt and humiliation.  This Program is based on POSITIVE THINKING, METAPHYSICS, MEDITATION, GROUP DYNAMICS, AND PURSUIT OF HEALTH THROUGH NUTRITION.
Women's Addiction Foundation
The Women's Addiction Foundation is a public foundation committed to the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellness of women whose lives have been affected by their misuse of, or dependency on alcohol or other drugs
Women's Information Network
We offer a unique directory of referral services to fit your every need! We have local and national listings of 12 step groups, charitable organizations, shelters, hotlines and so much more!
Women's Recovery Association
WRA provides chemical dependency treatment programs for women, girls and their families. WRA exists to break the cycle of addiction by instilling hope for a quality of life that includes becoming a successful, productive and healthy member of society.
Women’s Issues in Recovery
Article discussing issues specific to female alcoholics, before & during recovery.

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