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Survivor Health Connections:
Increasing Access to Desired Resources

The trauma of domestic and sexual violence often impacts survivors’ mental health and use of substances. Survivors and advocates alike often encounter significant obstacles when seeking support for these issues. This compilation of resources is designed to help both domestic violence advocates and behavioral health providers (including mental health and substance use specialists) increase survivors’ access to resources that support their safety and well-being. 

These resources were developed in response to barriers and recommendations shared by survivors, advocates, and behavioral health providers. They fall into four main categories:

Locating Behavioral Health and Domestic Violence Resources

Supporting Organizational Collaboration

The Survivor Health Connections Project (SHCP) Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Consortium

The SHCP TTA Consortium is a partnership between The National Domestic Violence Hotline, The National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence, hosted by Futures Without Violence, and The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health. The SHCP TTA Consortium is supported through the Office of Family Violence Prevention and Services, The Administration for Children and Families, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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