Trauma General

ACES Connection –

ACEs (ACES Adverse Childhood Experiences Study) Connection is a social network that accelerates the global movement toward recognizing the impact of adverse childhood experiences in shaping adult behavior and health, and reforming all communities and institutions — from schools to prisons to hospitals and churches — to help heal and develop resilience rather than to continue to traumatize already traumatized people. This web site offers blogs, videos, forums, networking and chats.

Heal my PTSD –

Michele Rosenthal, a trauma survivor and author, offers dozens of podcasts on topics of PTSD, trauma, healing and recovery. (click on PSD info for podcast list)

Jasmin Cori –

Author of Healing from Trauma:  A Survivor’s Guide to Understanding your Symptoms and Reclaiming your Life, offers many useful blog posts with insight into trauma and transformation.  She offers meaningful resources and information on a holistic approach to healing.

Domestic Violence

National Center on Trauma, Domestic Violence and Mental Health –

The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health provides training, support, and consultation to advocates, mental health and substance abuse providers, legal professionals, and policymakers as they work to improve agency and systems-level responses to survivors and their children. Our work is survivor defined and rooted in principles of social justice.

National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women –

NCDBW addresses the unique needs of victims of battering who, as a result of the abuse they have experienced at the hands of their intimate partner, end up charged with a crime. The National Clearinghouse works to increase public awareness about the many complex issues facing victims of battering who end up charged with crimes and strives to prevent the revictimization of battered defendants by providing specialized technical assistance, resources, and support to victims of battering charged with crimes and to members of their defense teams.

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence –

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) is the voice of victims and survivors.  We are the catalyst for changing society to have zero tolerance for domestic violence.  We do this by affecting public policy, increasing understanding of the impact of domestic violence, and providing programs and education that drive that change.

The National Domestic Violence Hotline –

We provide confidential, one-on-one support to each caller and chatter, offering crisis intervention, options for next steps and direct connection to sources for immediate safety. Our database holds over 5,000 agencies and resources in communities all across the country. Bilingual advocates are on hand to speak with callers, and our Language Line offers translations in 170+ different languages.

Sexual Assault

National Sexual Violence Resource Center –

NSVRC believes that everyone should have access to information that will allow them to build programs and policies to end sexual violence and serve those who have been impacted. NSVRC acts as a communication hub connecting people with the information, resources, tools, and expertise needed to effectively address and prevent sexual violence in all communities. We are committed to ensuring access to quality resources for all children, teens, young adults, and people in later life. NSVRC uses traditional and emerging forms of communication to create communities of support for preventing sexual violence.

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network –

RAINN is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline  in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.


Stalking Resource Center –

The SRC is committed to its national effort to promote awareness, action, and advocacy to enhance victim safety and hold stalking offenders accountable.

Sex Trafficking & Sexual Exploitation

Polaris –

Polaris is a leader in the global fight to eradicate modern slavery. Named after the North Star that guided slaves to freedom in the U.S., Polaris systemically disrupts the human trafficking networks that rob human beings of their lives and their freedom. Our comprehensive model puts victims at the center of what we do – helping survivors restore their freedom, preventing more victims, and leveraging data and technology to pursue traffickers wherever they operate.