Educational Tools:

Title: Safety Planning Information 

Contributor: National Human Trafficking Hotline

Summary: This resource includes safety tips for leaving a trafficking situation, after exiting the life and finding safe employment. The resource also provides information on internet safety among other topics.

Title: Are You In An Emotionally Destructive Relationship?

Year: 2007

Contributor: Leslie Vernick, LCSW and author of The Emotionally Destructive Relationship and The Emotionally Destructive Marriage

Summary: Information on how to assess unhealthy relationships and move forward towards healthy ones. This resource includes a questionnaire to determine if a relationship raises any red flags.

TitleThe Difference Between Healthy and Unhealthy Love 

Year: 2019

Contributor: Katie Hood, TED

Summary: This TED Talk provides simple and easily understood examples of unhealthy relationship behavior.

TitleWhat to Know as a Trauma Survivor in a Relationship

Year: 2020

Contributor: Thrive Couple & Family Counseling

Summary: This source describes how trauma survivors can maintain autonomy and still grow in a relationship. The resource also includes a link to “What to Know if Your Partner is a Trauma Survivor.” 

TitleTop 10 Traits of Unsafe People

Year: 2013

Contributor: Deborah Ward, Psychology Today

Summary: This article explains the findings of Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend, in their book Safe People. It outlines red flags and traits of unsafe individuals.

TitleHolistic Care for You 

Contributor: Red Oak Hope, Alliance Member

Summary: This webpage includes several videos created specifically to assist survivors in healing. These include mindfulness, art and music therapy, among others.

TitleNutrition and Mental Health 

Contributor: Nutritionist Resource

Summary: This resource discusses the importance of proper nutrition and its relationship to mental health. Specific necessary vitamins and minerals are also listed. Additionally, a Ted Talk about how gut health and mental health are interrelated is available.

Title: Online Safety Toolkit 

Year: 2021

Contributor: Engage Together

Summary: This toolkit includes everything from awareness to tips on how to stay safe online, as well as an additional resource guide.

TitleHelping Survivors Navigate Online Education and Training Opportunities

Contributor: Futures Without Violence

Summary: This article provides information on what to look for in online training, as well as additional links to identify career opportunities.

TitleApprenticeship Opportunities

Contributor: US Department of Labor

Summary: This website allows individuals to search, by location and area of interest, for apprenticeships available.

Title: Guiding Principles to Inform Economic Empowerment Programing for Survivors of Human Trafficking

Contributor: Futures Without Violence

Summary: This resource provides a brief overview of these programs and promising practices for building economic empowerment and security for survivors of violence.

TitleHuman Trafficking Survivor Leadership in the United States 

Contributors: Freedom Network USA

Summary: Survivor advocates, leaders and employees are essential in empowering more survivors and decreasing risk of recidivism, here is some information on survivor leadership.

Legal Aid:

Title: Civil Legal Needs

Contributor: Office for Victims of Crime- Training and Technical Assistance Center

Summary: This source lists types of legal needs and how survivors can receive assistance. Free or low cost legal assistance resources are also provided.

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