More military Service Members are sexually assaulted than killed in combat, and these assaults cause PTSD at higher rates than do battlefield experiences. HDA’s nationally recognized military sexual trauma training provides critical information on this under-reported problem, typically called military sexual trauma, or MST. Our workshops educate care professionals and community members on how to recognize MST, make appropriate referrals, and advocate for the survivors. HDA is the only civilian organization approved to offer Military Victim Advocate continuing education credits.
See descriptions of HDA’s other MST-related trainings and workshops
Illinois Cannot Afford the “Solutions” the AHCA Proposes
Health & Disability Advocates strongly objects to the provisions in the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Yesterday, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) provided its analysis of AHCA and its impact on people, states, and the economy. Here’s what we learned. AHCA will lead to: At least 23 million losing health coverage Higher premiums for those … Continue reading “Illinois Cannot Afford the “Solutions” the AHCA Proposes”