This living document updated by #Covid19MutualAid includes a wide range of
resources related to survival, movement building, and wellness while considering
necessary COVID19 precautions and public health updates.
Includes resources for home funerals, body care, grief support, and more general resources.
Up-to-date information about care and services from UW Medicine including
information, antibody testing by appointment, Drive-up coronavirus testing offered by appointment, Telehealth appointments offered at more clinics, hospitals, and additional health resources.
“This guide centers BIPOC, disabled, and the fattest of the fatties, and provides
information about the way the COVID-19 crisis impacts fat people. It includes lots of practical tips from our communities’ lived experiences and from our research. We hope it will be helpful to disabled and nondisabled people of all backgrounds, sizes, and ages. We welcome allies and conspirators.”
At Home Guidance for Caring for the Dying, the Deceased, and the Bereaved including: how to care for the dying, the deceased, and the bereaved during a pandemic, providing emotional support for grief and trauma, and more.
The COVID White Paper is a collaborative document which contains a collection of resources and best practices from our collective to help you support your clients, patients, communities, and yourself during this stressful time.
A pocket resource for folx caring for the dying and dead at home.
Updated as this current landscape changes. Last update 4.18.20
The Rosehip Medic Collective is a group of volunteer Street Medics and health care activists in and around Portland, Oregon. We provide first aid and emergency care at protests, direct actions, and other sites of resistance and struggle. We also train other Street Medics and put on community wellness trainings. We believe in democratizing health care knowledge and skills, in reducing our community’s dependence on corporate medicine, and that strong networks of support and care are essential to building a sustainable, long-term movement for collective liberation. We are working to create one facet of the healthy and diverse infrastructure we see as necessary if we are to build another world.
Many people in our community become ill when exposed to fragrances such as those contained in personal care and laundry products. This website includes information about how to arrive Fragrance-Free and other physical accessibility resources.
Harm reduction is a set of policies and practices intended to reduce the negative effects of drug and alcohol use. Harm reduction programs exist for several types of drugs, including opioids, alcohol, stimulants, Ecstasy, and marijuana. They range from needle exchange sites to managed alcohol programs to drug-testing kits at music festivals.
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When terrible things happen in our communities, countries and the world, we want to reach out a helping hand to those who are affected. This guide covers psychological first aid which involves humane, supportive and practical help to fellow human beings suffering serious crisis events. It is written for people in a position to help others who have experienced an extremely distressing event. It gives a framework for supporting people in ways that respect their dignity, culture and abilities. Despite its name, psychological first aid covers both social and psychological support.
This article is from HelpGuide.org and discusses sleep needs including things like: how many hours of sleep do you need? What happens when you don’t get enough? Check out this article to explore the stages of sleep and how to get on a healthy sleep schedule. Explore the website to find more mental health and wellness resources!
BLURT! is a social enterprise dedicated to creating positive social change whose profits are put back into the community of those affected by depression. They do this through resource sharing, peer networking, and more!
PHRA works under the philosophy of harm reduction to educate the community about safer drug use and fight the spread of infectious disease. We are peer-run, meaning we have active users in all levels of our organization. PHRA has run a need-based needle distribution program serving the region of Cascadia since 2007.
The Nar-Anon Family Groups are a worldwide fellowship for those affected by someone else’s addiction. As a twelve step program, we offer our help by sharing our experience, strength, and hope.
Due to this drastic rise in overdose, Naloxone no longer requires a prescription to be sold in pharmacies if indicated for emergency use for opioid overdose. Overdoses can be caused by prescription medication and usually occur in private homes beyond the immediate reach of doctors and nurses. There is a way you can help someone who is experiencing an opioid overdose, without having any specialized medical training.
GRASP was created to offer understanding, compassion, and support for those who have
lost someone they love through addiction and overdose.
This short zine created by Washtenaw May Day Collective outlines 12 ways to respond instead of calling the police. Calling the police often escalates situations, puts people at risk, and leads to violence. Anytime you seek help from the police, you’re inviting them into your community and putting people who may already be vulnerable into dangerous situations.
PARC is a prison abolitionist group based in Oakland, California committed to exposing and challenging the institutionalized racism, sexism, ableism, heterosexism, and classism of the Prison Industrial Complex.
The Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights was established in 2005 to act as a hub for the innovative correctional health research and programming, to improve the health and human rights of justice-involved populations through education, advocacy, and research.
TGI Justice Project is a group of transgender people—inside and outside of
prison—creating a united family in the struggle for survival and freedom. Please
contact us if you are getting out soon so we can bring you into the TGI Justice Family.
Legal and medical professionals criticize solitary confinement and supermax prisons as unconstitutional and inhumane, pointing to the well-known harms associated with placing people in isolation and the rejection of its use in American prisons decades earlier
The Prison Birth Project (2008-2017) worked to "support, encourage, and train currently and formerly incarcerated mothers and trans* parents to become community leaders within a reproductive justice framework." The records include administrative files, program and event planning materials, forms, newsletters and other publications related to midwifery and the Prison Birth Project. Of particular interest are photos and videos of various events; curriculum materials related to Doula training; and records related to the organization's work on anti-shackling legislation.
generationFIVE works to seek opportunities to forward a Transformative Justice
approach to ending child sexual abuse. They bring a systemic framework to
understanding child sexual abuse and forward approaches to connecting personal, community and social transformation.
Founded in 1971, BAWAR was the first rape crisis center in the country. It was founded with the two-part goal of establishing a place where survivors of sexual violence could receive the quality counseling and advocacy they need, and to provide community education around these issues. Although our name is Bay Area Women Against Rape, we serve anyone affected by sexual violence.
RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE, online.rainn.org y rainn.org/es) in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.
Silence Speaks surfaces first-person narratives of struggle, courage, and transformation and works to ensure that these stories play an instrumental role in promoting gender equality, health, and human rights around the world.
A professional membership organization dedicated to helping local communities
respond to allegations of child abuse in ways that are effective and efficient – and put the needs of child victims first.
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