Our First Year & Goals for 2019 awareness
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
• The Trevor Project: LGBTQ Teen Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386
GLBT National Help Center: 1-800246-7743
National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA): 1-800-931-2237
RAINN - National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
National Child Abuse Hotline: Call or Text 1-800-422-4453
Runaway Safeline: Call 1-800-786-2929 (1-800-Runaway) Text: 66008
National Domestic Violence Hotline: Call 1-800-799-7233 or Text: LOVEIS to 22522
National Human Trafficking Hotline: Call 1-888-373-7888 or Text: 233733
S.A.F.E. Alternatives (Self-Abuse Finally Ends) : 1-800-DONT-CUT or 1-800-366-8288
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Assoc:
SAMSHA Hotline 1-800-622-4357 (HELP)
Family Health & Wellness Services
Chestnut Health Systems
'Trish' McKnight - Mentor/Advocate/Speaker/Survivor
Domestic Violence Advocate; Mental Health First Aid, Human Trafficking 101. Regional Ambassador for National Association of Adult Survivors of Child Abuse.
Author: 'My Justice'
Activist - Lobbied & provided testimony to update Illinois Statute of Limitations for Involuntary Servitude/Sexual Servitude, and/or Trafficking in Persons of a minor.
Janice K. Pulver-Lewis, Attorney
Practicing law in Tennessee & Illinois with a passion to enforce the laws of protection for all persons. Hopeful future candidate for Clinton County State's Attorney.
Kimberly Palermo, MSW - Paul Simon Public Policy Institute Schollar; Health Policy Specialist, SIU School of Medicine. Kimberly created the Survivor to Thriver recovery tool provided by ASCASupport.org - Her major is 'Trauma Informed Care' which she presents in education modules across the country.
Actively seeking volunteer - Acting 'Secretary'
Associate Professor, SIU School of Medicine; Laurie Ryznyk, MPAS, PA-C
Prof. Ryznyk has also presented “Human Trafficking for the Medical Provider” to several departments at SIU School of Medicine, including Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, and Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Tracy Carney, MA ED, SIU-E Teaching & Learning Faculty, Ambassador of Shared Hope International; Volunteer Renewed Strength Ministries;