Link – Taraji Henson Launches Foundation to Support Black Mental Health

Link – Taraji Henson Launches Foundation to Support Black Mental Health

Good for her. This is an issue for all people, but from what I have been reading over the years, is especially stigmatizing in the black community. It shouldn’t be that way, anywhere. “Empire” actress Taraji Henson is launching a new foundation in honor of her late father. The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation will raise…

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Link – 1in6 and RAINN Launch Peer SupportGroup to Help Male Survivors

The first Peer SupportGroup session took place in early October 2015, with positive reviews from both users and moderators. The service functions similar to a group chat, where male survivors of childhood sexual abuse can support other men in their journey of trauma recovery. Men from all over the country can chat back and forth…

SAMSN Survivors and Mates Support Network Launch Event in Sydney

I’m not in Australia, obviously, but if you are, the Survivors and Mates Support Network is having a launch fundraiser on July 4th. From their site: Survivors & Mates Support Network (SAMSN) is a not-for-profit organisation working to increase public awareness of the effects that childhood sexual abuse can have on men in their adult…

Northern Ireland Institutional Victim Appeal

Had someone from the Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry site reach out to me today to share their launch. From the front page on the site: “Welcome to the website of the Inquiry into Historical Institutional Abuse in Northern Ireland between 1922 and 1995. The Inquiry is independent from government and has two main components. One…

This Week’s Links (weekly)

Breaking Down Sexual Abuse in Sports tags: CA Saudi Arabia to launch child abuse hotline tags: CA What is Healthy Self-Esteem? tags: CA How To Make Good Friends After Leaving Abuse tags: CA Brainwashing in Domestic Abuse – Learn How Its Done So You Can Undo It| Verbal Abuse | Emotional Abuse tags: CA What…

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Barnardos Campaign starts 3rd November from 8pm UK time

UK TV Channel 4 has already screened a mini-teaser letting people know about the launch time for the promo, because the campaign revolves around “Michael’s Story”. Being November, the annual Children in Need campaign on BBC television and the Remembrance Day Poppy Appeal of the Royal British Legion will attract a lot more attention and…