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Trauma Healing for Students Fleeing Ukraine

We are proud to highlight the efforts of Trauma Recovery/HAP Board Member, Dr. Sushma Mehrotra and her colleagues at EMDR India to help Indian students returning from Ukraine access trauma treatment. As many international students studying in Ukraine were forced to flee the conflict, there is concern for their mental health now that they are home...

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Concern and Support for Ukraine

As an organization dedicated to healing the effects of psychological trauma, we are deeply saddened and concerned by the events unfolding in Ukraine. We understand all too well the severe psychological impacts of war and the lasting traumatization the Ukrainian people, the families, and children, are facing. Over the years, Trauma Recovery, EMDR...

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Volunteer Opportunity: Afghan Humanitarian Crisis Counseling

We have an exciting international humanitarian crisis counseling initiative to share with you. Trauma Recovery/HAP was invited by a coalition of volunteers from multiple organizations, including Amwell and Afghan Medical Professional Association of America (AMPAA), to help find clinicians to provide free telehealth crisis counseling to Afghan refugees...

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No Surprises Act – What You Need to Know

The No Surprises Act aims to increase price transparency and reduce the likelihood that clients receive a “surprise” medical bill by requiring that providers inform clients of an expected charge for a service before the service is provided. Beginning January 1, 2022, all healthcare providers and facilities operating under the scope of a state-issued...

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Ethiopia – Virtual EMDR Basic Training Challenges and Successes

After nearly two years of planning and preparation, the hard work of the “Ethiopian EMDR Organizing Committee,” with the administrative and financial support of Trauma Recovery/HAP, resulted in a group of 26 Ethiopian therapists completing EMDR Part-1 Basic Training. The training was conducted virtually, with an international training team, however...

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20 Years: Reflecting on Our 9/11 Disaster Response Efforts

Enormous energy…Cooperative effort…Outpouring of help…Adrenalized…Amazing to witness…Transformative… These are just a few of the words and phrases used by Trauma Recovery/HAP volunteers and former staff when asked to reflect on our disaster response following the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Even after 20 years, the overwhelming...

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Volunteer Recognition Night – August 25, 2021

On Wednesday, August 25th, 2021 Trauma Recovery/HAP hosted a virtual Volunteer Recognition Night to celebrate and honor our incredible volunteer community. We began the evening with guest presenter Natalie Keng, owner and founder of Chinese Southern Belle. Natalie gave a wonderfully engaging presentation about “Stir Fried America” which...

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Monthly Giving Program – Why Carol and Hank Give Monthly

Dear Colleagues and Friends, We want to share an approach to donating to Trauma Recovery/HAP that may be new to you. We are longtime Trauma Recovery/HAP supporters and monthly donors. We want to encourage you to make a regular monthly donation too. Here’s why. The idea is a simple one that is beneficial to the donors, and the organization.  It’s...

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Trauma Recovery/HAP Expands Our Team

Sally Parmelee – Advancement Officer Meet Sally Parmelee, a non-profit development and communications professional, and Trauma Recovery/HAP’s new Advancement Officer. Sally joins our small, but mighty staff with roughly 9 years’ experience working in the non-profit field. Before joining Trauma Recovery/HAP, she was part of the Development team at...

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Building Capacity and Strengthening our Network

In early June, Trauma Recovery/HAP organized its first virtual meeting of the Trauma Recovery Network Association Coordinators and Approved Consultants. The meeting was well attended with over 30 participants and is the first of many upcoming quarterly meetings established to help build a stronger community of dedicated volunteers. Members were eager...

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