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If you are a survivor, please be careful in reading the information compiled here. It is impossible to give information on ritual abuse, and about people's opinions about ritual abuse, in a way that is not upsetting and/or triggering. Only you know how much is wise to read, and how much information you can absorb at one time.

  Support Organizations and Newsletters for Survivors 

Organizations with Newsletters

PODS (Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors) puts out an e-mail magazine, “Multiple Parts” three times a year. Also offers workshops and resources. You can download back issues of "Multiple Parts" for free at http://www.pods-online.org.uk/magazine.html

Restoration  in Christ has two monthly newsletters for survivors: Prayer Matters Newsletter and Survivor Matters Newsletter. Workshops, tapes, books, articles, and an excellent list of ethical guidelines.Information at http://www.cm-usa.org

S.M.A.R.T. (Stop Minsd Control and Ritual Abuse Today) A bi-monthly newletter containing news items and announcements of articles is available in print or e-mail form. Sponsors a yearly conference. Back issues of the newletter are down-loadable at http://ritualabuse.us/newsletter/. Information at http://ritualabuse.us/newsletter/subscribe-contribute

The Surviving Spirit is a monthly e-mail newsletter that focuses on healing and the arts. Workshops, speakers' bureau. Information at http://survivingspirit.com/

Survivorship has a literary journal published three times a year and a bimonthly newsletter with news of the organization and announcements of events. Articles, ritual calendar, conference calendar, and message boards. Information at http://www.survivorship.org/ 

TAG (Trauma and Abuse Group)  sends out a monthly e-mail newsletter giving information about events in England. There is also a journal "Interact" with articles on trauma, attachment and dissociation. Workshops, resources. Information at http://www.tag-uk.net

Additional Organizations and Websites

Addictions: A comprehensive treatment directory.  www.treatment4addiction.com

ASCA: (Adult Survivors of Child Abuse) by the Morris Center.  Resources and support groups in the USA, Australia, South Africa and online for adult survivors of physical, sexual, and/or emotional child abuse. http://www.ascasupport.org/



The Awareness Center: The International Jewish Coalition Against Sexual Abuse/Assault (JCASA.) Articles, news items from around the world, information on Jewish laws pertaining to sexual assault. http://theawarenesscenter.blogspot.com/

David Baldwin Trauma Pages:
 Started in 1995, this site includes thousands of resources on trauma and traumatic stress, including PTSD and dissociation, and information about various therapeutic aproaches. www.trauma-pages.com

The Child Abuse Monument Project. A joint survivor/artist project in Toronto, Ontario. Also has information on workshops and groups for survivors. http://www.irvingstudios.com/child_abuse_survivor_monument/index.html

Eating Disorders. Resources and articles for people with eating disorders, therapists and families.  http://www.somethingfishy.org  


Harassment and bullying: Focus on workplace bullying; much of the information and resources apply to other situations  http://www.bullyonline.org

HealthyPlace: America's Mental Health Channel. Many resources, including psychological tests and full prescribing information for all drugs used to treat mental health conditions. www.healthyplace.com/

Hotlines familiar with RA issues:
     Bay Area Women Against Rape (BAWAR): 510-845-7273
     San Francisco Women Against Rape (SFWAR): 415-647-7273
     The Women’s Center, Cambridge, MA: 617-354-8807

An Infinite Mind. Offers a yearly conference, workshops on equine-assisted  therapy, support groups for survivors with DID in Florida. http://www.aninfinitemind.com

isurvive.
An English organization for survivors of all kinds of child abuse, including ritual abuse. Message boards, survivor artwork, resources. At http://www.isurvive.org/articles/ you will find a new project: on-line journal with articles from survivors and therapists at http://www.isurvive.org/articles/  http://www.isurvive.org/


M.A.S.A. (Mothers against Sexual Abuse). Educational resources, information on drafting legislation and lobbying, national resource referral network.  http://www.againstsexualabuse.org/

Multiple Treasures: Christian support for RA and MPD/DID, including books, resources, chat rooms, message board. http://multipletreasures.org/

Restoration in Christ Ministries. Founded by Tom and Diane Hawkins, RCM ministers to ritual abuse survivors. . http://www.rcm-usa.org

"Self-injury: You are NOT the only one." A very complete and practical site - even has information on first aid. http://www.palace.net/~llama/psych/injury.html

SNAP: A US/Canadian self-help organization of men and women sexually abused by clergy. http://www.snapnetwork.org/

"Suicide: Read this first." A personal, non-shaming approach to suicidality. http://www.metanoia.org/suicide/


Treatment centers familiar with ritual abuse issues:
     Del Amo Hospital (CA)  //www.delamotreatment.com /
    The Center for Posttraumatic Disorders Program (Washington DC) http://www.thecenteratpiw.com/home.html 
    River Oaks Hospital (LA) http://www.riveroakshospital.com/home.html
    Sheppard-Pratt Trauma Disorders Service (MD) http://www.traumaatsp.org/
    Timberlawn Mental Health System (TX) http://timberlawn.com/programs/inpatient/trauma/ http://timberlawn.com/

    Two Rivers Psychiatric Hospital (MI): http://www.tworivershospital.com

If you know of an organization that you would like to see included, please write us at rahome@ra-info.org. and tell us about it. Thank you!

updated on 6/18/2014

 

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