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Utah Health & Human Rights Project

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Causes: Counseling, Mental Health

Mission: The mission of utah health and human rights is to help survivors of torture living in utah heal from their physical and psychological injuries and rebuild their lives. The goal of our program is to help men, women, children and families heal, recover from their losses, integrate into communities, and become self-sufficient.

Programs: See schedule o the goal of our program is to help torture survivors and their families heal from the consequences of torture by increasing their physical, social, and emotional health through integrated, holistic, direct services and advocacy. In 2016, uhhr served 357 clients. Those we served originated from 36 countries and ranged in age from 9 to 83 years old. Uhhr's trauma- informed services are culturally sensitive, delivered at no cost, provided in the client's preferred language, and include: individual, couple, and family psychotherapy; group therapy support, and education; intensive case management; medical assessment, advocacy, and referral; on-site psychiatric care; preventative, wellness, and complimentary care; pharmacological/medical case management; legal referral for torture survivors seeking asylum; on-site massage therapy; occupational therapy; comprehensive client assessments and evaluation; specialized training and consultation to professionals who encounter torture survivors in their practices.

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