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Features & News

Maine city partners with local nonprofits to provide torture survivor services

Story by CVT volunteer Patricia Busse

For 12 years, the city of Portland, Maine, has been helping unanticipated secondary migrant refugees assimilate to the city, find housing and employment, and get connected with other social services.

But over the years, the city’s Refugee Services program

Treating trauma by ‘doing’

Story by CVT volunteer Patricia Busse

Clients at Chicago’s Heartland Alliance Marjorie Kovler Center have found themselves chopping onions, digging in a garden and even beekeeping as part of therapy sessions coordinated by Occupational Therapist Mary Black.
Black started as a volunteer at the Kovler

Utah center expands options for treating chronic pain

Story by CVT volunteer Patricia Busse

It was a common scenario at Utah’s Health and Human Rights.

A client would come in complaining of pain in their joints and their neck, and additional pain medication wasn’t helping.

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