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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.
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
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
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.
Articles, information and resources about recovery
from addictions of all kinds. Includes support, community and
fellowship on the road to recovery.
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.
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' 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...
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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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
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.
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
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.
Issues in Recovery
Article discussing issues specific to female
alcoholics, before & during recovery.
The Minnesota Recovery Page is a directory
of resources for recovery from chemical addiction in Minnesota. The Minnesota
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