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Heal the Healers: Support for UH Hilo staff who care for survivors of trauma

November 4, 2016
By
Susan Enright

Student Health and Wellness Programs at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo is among six organizations selected to join the Joyful Heart Foundation’s “Heal the Healers Hawaiʻi” project.

The initiative, funded by the Atherton Family Foundation, supports a series of training and technical assistance sessions to train and support staff working with students who have experienced trauma.

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At the forefront

If we have any chance of bringing real and lasting change, we have to take care of the people on the frontlines of helping survivors.
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'Law & Order: SVU' star Mariska Hargitay, Peter Hermann at Joy Rocks

September 28, 2013
By
David Keeps
Mariska Hargitay, who stars as Det. Olivia Benson on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and is founder of the Joyful Heart Foundation, hosted a fundraiser on Thursday for the nonprofit — which assists survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and child abuse — and celebrated the actress’ public service announcements for the No More campaign.
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Heal the Healers Profile: Judi McCreary

BY LendonEbbels | ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN
Judi McCreary is a producer and writer who has penned plots for many primetime dramas, including Law & Order: SVU, a task that takes her into the darkest precincts of what human beings can do.
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Hargitay Helps Heal The Healers

April 6, 2011
By
Yu Shing Ting
Just as she does on TV, actress Mariska Hargitay (who plays detective Olivia Benson on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit), is dedicated to helping survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse heal and reclaim their lives.
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Healing the Healers

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Each day, EMS providers save lives and put themselves at risk by often suppressing their own emotions. Eventually, this takes its toll. The Joyful Heart Foundation has found a way to help.
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2011 - Seven Who Create New Visions of Change

January 5th, 2011
By
Colleen Flahtery
Cleaning the streets of Los Angeles in 1992, which were trashed by a community after the acquittal of police accused of beating Rodney King, provided an epiphany for Maile Zambuto, a survivor of childhood sexual abuse and a college rape.
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Signs of Vicarious Trauma

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Feeling Helpless and Hopeless “It’s really hard for me to get out of bed in the morning.”

A Sense that One Can Never Do Enough “There is no way I can ever get all the work done that I should.”

Hypervigilance “I must keep my guard up at all times to keep myself and those around me safe.”

Diminished Creativity “I can’t seem to come up with even a single possible solution to this problem.”

Inability to Embrace Complexity “There is good and bad, right and wrong.”

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Heal the Healers Profile: Lani Yamasaki

BY LendonEbbels | ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN
Lani Kamau Yamasaki is the Founder and Executive Director of ‘Ano‘ano Aloha, a charitable non-profit focused on community social economic development and also operates Lani Yamasaki Communications & Design. For nearly three decades, she has worked within her community to facilitate trauma recovery and empower individuals.
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Heal the Healers Profile: Yolanda Jimenez

BY LendonEbbels | ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN
Yolanda Jimenez has been the Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence in New York City since 2002.
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