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Recovery Support Overview

  • By admin
  • October 1, 2021

Recovery-oriented care and recovery support systems help people with mental and substance use disorders manage their conditions successfully. Recovery is a process of change through which people improve their health and wellness, live self-directed lives, and strive to reach their full potential. There are four major dimensions that support...

The Knights of Columbus have made it their mission to protect all minors and vulnerable adults. They provide a model for other Catholic organizations. Two child protection programs lead the market: Virtus and Praesidium. These two providers meet the demand of the largest portion of child-protection training for the...

Heartfelt Healing

  • By admin
  • April 22, 2020

Healing Amidst Coronavirus Crisis 3/22/2020  Michael D. Hoffman, Founder Healing from my wounds of childhood sexual abuse, I take comfort in regular and predictable routines at home, work, socially and at Church. With the Coronavirus, the shelter-in-place order, the near-constant disruption of regular life patterns, and what seems as...

Novena

  • By admin
  • April 17, 2020

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles is offering a novena for healing among clergy-abuse survivors, starting April 18, 2020. Its invitation was posted online, and has a webpage that will feature each day’s prayer at a different site in the archdiocese. Please consider joining and offering something similar in your...

The Plague

By Teresa Pitt Green, Co-Founder Sometimes it’s great going back to college for a class discussion reminiscent of the time before life becomes conscious of the experience of abuse – before one is left to face its lifelong aftermath. In this case, a class was discussing, just before COVID-19...

Child Protection 2020

  • By admin
  • April 8, 2020

The Healing Voices Child Protection Issue: Five Years Strong Michael D. Hoffman, Founder No other child should suffer the abuse which was imposed upon me and many other children – no matter who commits the crime. Often discussions about abuse in the Church are divisive and contentious, but this...