Housing not handcuffs An updated report on the criminalization of the homeless. 2016
Sex Trafficking Report A report on Sex trafficking within the Spokane/Inland NW side of Wa. state.
DV_Fact_Sheet-1 A fact sheet on Domestic Violence.
No_Safe_Place_Advocacy_Manual-1 An advocacy manual for our vulnerable populations.
Human_Rights_to_Human_Reality-1 Another advocacy manual that focuses on Human Rights.
Hate-Crimes-2013-FINAL-1 A report on hate crimes.
FederalHumanTraffickingStrategicPlan Anti Human Trafficking documentation
Poverty study A study on poverty
Demographics report. A demographics report of those in poverty.
Banishment in Seattle Article about the criminalization of the Homeless.
The criminalization of our homeless A well written paper on how we treat our most vulnerable.
P.I.T. count site. H.U.D. Point in time count website. Just the facts here
Assessment. The 2014 annual assessment report to Congress concerning the homeless.
LINKS TO WELFARE STATISTICS.
Report broken links HERE.
Snap: recieving while working. CLICK HERE
Sharp rise in disabled Americans CLICK HERE
Drug testing Welfare CLICK HERE
Drug Testing problems CLICK HER
SNAP not riddled with waste. CLICK HERE
Hunger and Poverty Fact Sheet CLICK HERE
links and Stats that bust myths and stereotypes CLICK HERE
Article on working poor statistics. CLICK HERE
Article on Corporate Welfare. CLICK HERE
Corporate Tax info CLICK HERE
Debunking Welfare memes CLICK HERE
Thanks to Melody youker and Sabrina Votava of Spokane, Wa. both individuals strive to teach others about suicide prevention awareness. These are the resources available to you if needed. Please feel free to share. First Call for Help (Frontier Behavioral Health) 509-838-4428 www.fbhwa.org National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org (online chatting available) IMAlive (National) 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433) www.hopeline.com (online chatting available) The Trevor Project (LGBTQ Focus) 1-866-488-7386 www.thetrevorproject.org (online chatting and texting available, limited hours) Crisis Text Line 741-741 Vets4Warriors 855-838-8255 www.vets4warriors.com Now Matters Now-A website developed by those with lived experience (those who have struggled with thoughts of suicide or attempted and how they got through it and are healthy now) with tips and tricks on Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), a therapy technique that research shows can help those with depression, anxiety and thoughts of suicide: www.nowmattersnow.org Online/technological resources: http://greatist.com/grow/resources-when-you-can-not-afford-therapy www.afsp.org – The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Good resources for survivors of loss, best practice registry, resources for gaining a basic understanding of suicide www.qprinstitute.com – Question Persuade Refer, has various online trainings to meet almost any population including new Washington State requirements www.srhd.org/topics/suicide.asp – The Spokane Regional Health District. Although they no longer fund suicide prevention, this brochure that the coalition put together is still on the website. www.samhsa.gov – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, our federal program for mental health and substance abuse. “A Journey Toward Health and Hope” for attempt survivors can be found here. www.sprc.org – Suicide Prevention Resource Center, Webinars, newsletter, short videos, an overwhelming amount of information on suicide prevention. www.smilelifework.org – Students Mastering Important Lifeskills Education, a program that promotes resilience and civility. Has an amazing grieving resource. www.yspp.org – Youth Suicide Prevention Program, huge amount of information on youth suicide, prevention, bullying, LGBTQ and suicide, some materials www.spokanecares.org – a community resource website Apps A friend Asks (Android, IOS) MY3 (Android, IOS) ASK & Prevent Suicide (Android, IOS) HELP Prevent Suicide (Android, IOS) Stay Alive (Android, IOS) Operation Reach Out (IOS) For a review of these and other helpful suicide prevention Apps visit: http://www.tomsguide.com/us/suicide-prevention-apps,review-2397.html
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