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CENTER FOR SURVIVORS OF TORTURE AND WAR TRAUMA

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Causes: Human Service Organizations, Human Services

Mission: THE CENTER FOR SURVIVORS OF TORTURE AND WAR TRAUMA IS COMMITTED TO FACILITATING THE HEALING PROCESS FOR REFUGEE AND IMMIGRANT SURVIVORS OF TORTURE AND ASSISTING THEIR FAMILIES BY PROVIDING CULTURALLY APPROPRIATE SERVICES, ADVOCACY, AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION THE CENTER SERVES REFUGEES IN THE ST LOUIS AREA WHO HAVE SURVIVED TORTURE, WAR

Programs: The mental health services of the center for survivors of torture and war trauma focuses on refugee individuals, children, and families who suffer from complex post traumatic stress disorder. Through mind/body intergrative therapeutic approaches, these survivors learn ways to become self-empowered to minimize their trauma symptoms, building support around them, and strengthen their ability to live a health and productive life. The goal of the program is to service 150 clients annually.

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Rating: 5

The staff and volunteers at the Center for Survivors have tremendous dedication to the immigrant and refugee population of St. Louis. Not only do they work with individuals in one-on-one therapy, their programs allow the inclusion of different cultures to get to know each other and heal with each other at the same time. CSTWT is a gem for the St. Louis community.