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Fight Like a Girl Film Review

At first glance, the feature-length documentary “Fight Like A Girl” might be dismissed as a film simply about women’s boxing without any relevance to the behavioral health community. However, a closer look reveals that it provides many important insights about PTSD and the lasting impact of childhood trauma. This film could also inspire valuable discussion [...]

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Human Trafficking 101 for Service Providers now available in Spanish

We are pleased to offer this Spanish translation of our Human Trafficking 101 for Service Providers.  Many thanks to Natalia Guevara (www.NataliaGuevaraTranslations.com) for her high quality translation services and our friends at the National Hispanic/Latino ATTC for reviewing her work.   Trata de Personas 101: Guía para Proveedores de Servicios Hoy, veintisiete millones de personas están esclavizadas. [...]


DVD review: When I Came Home

The Danya Institute and Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network are pleased to present original reviews of books and movies of special interest to our stakeholders.   When I Came Home is an authentic and gritty portrait of an Iraqi war veteran’s struggle to rebuild his life back in the states.  Dan Lohaus’ powerful [...]


Trends in Behavioral Healthcare: Join the Conversation – Human Trafficking 101 for Service Providers

The Danya Institute is pleased to present this regular series of orignal articles on trends in the field of behavioral healthcare.  Our latest article is by special guest author Denene Yates, founder and Executive Director of Safe House of Hope in Baltimore, Maryland. Human Trafficking 101: A Guide for Service Providers Twenty seven million are enslaved today.  [...]


Movie Review: Post-Trauma Wellness: A Guide for Helping Professionals

Book and Movie Reviews The Danya Institute and Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network are pleased to present original reviews of books and movies of special interest to our stakeholders.     This recorded lecture presents timely and cutting edge insights into the best ways to improve behavioral healthcare. A project of the Center [...]

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Fulfilling America’s Compact with our Veterans by Ron Manderscheid, PhD

Trends in Behavioral Healthcare: Join the Conversation The Danya Institute is please to present this regular series of orignal articles on trends in the field of behavioral healthcare.  Our latest article is by special guest author Ron Manderscheid, PhD , Executive Director of the National Association of County Behavioral Health & Developmental Disability Directors. Fulfilling America’s [...]


New research shows high corrolation between HIV and childhood abuse

A two year study conduct by Duke University and supported by the National Institute of Mental Health of more than 600 HIV patients revealed that one in four had been sexually abused as a child.   Not surprisingly, this early trauma also correlated to worse health outcomes among these patients as adults.  Read more about the study here. 

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