Healing centers

There are Healing Centers in the United States and in other countries of the world. Please review the Domestic and International maps to learn more about Healing Centers or to find a Healing Center near you.

Features & News

Running for their lives

This excellent feature by the Washington Post shares the stories of Ethiopian torture survivors in the Washington, D.C. area. The survivors in this story are all highly talented runners, and used athletic events in the U.S. as a way to escape oppression in Ethiopia.

Seeking Justice Against Perpetrators with CJA

By CVT intern Leah Owens

“Survivors of torture around the world will not be silenced. With the help of CJA we are rising up to hold our abusers accountable under the law. CJA’s victories are bringing us closer to a world in which state-sponsored torture is unacceptable.”

-Rigoberta Menchú Tum,

Community Gardening in Torture Treatment

Many torture survivor rehabilitation centers in the U.S. strive to recreate a home-like atmosphere for clients – from hanging indigenous textiles on the walls to displaying small handicrafts from around the world.