Provides free support to those seeking asylum in the U.S. and Canada. Services include housing, food, clothing, legal aid, medical care, mental health care, English as a Second Language classes, education, job training, recreation, transportation, and offsite housing after asylum is gained. Located in Detroit, MI; hours and contact information available on website.
Published by the National Center for PTSD at the Department of Veterans Affairs, this article describes the kinds of traumatic events refugees may experience. Research conducted includes measurement and screening for psychological distress, prevalence of PTSD, research on interventions, and challenges in improving outcomes. The intended audience for this paper is comprised of researchers, service providers, and helpers.
“PTSD in Refugees,” Elisa E. Bolton, PhD
Immigrant Legal Resource Center
The Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) is a national nonprofit that provides resources to immigration attorneys and advocates, including training, technical assistance, community engagement, and educational materials.