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Yoga Workshop: Understanding the Neurobiology of Traumatic Stress and Healing Through Trauma-Informed Yoga

Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA) is proud to share an opportunity to attend a yoga workshop focused on Understanding the Neurobiology of Traumatic Stress and Healing Through Trauma-Informed Yoga. This workshop is for yoga teachers, health-care providers, and therapists. Join Dr. Janine D’Anniballe as she offers a framework of psychological trauma and how traumatic […]

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Younger sex offenders get lighter sentences in Denver area

Sentencing for sexual assault offenders has recently been a much talked about topic. 9news took a look at cases in Colorado and found that younger offenders were “less likely to serve prison sentences and when they did – the sentence lengths were much shorter for the same class of felony conviction in a sex assault […]

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Womyn Air: Political Climate and Rape Culture featuring Dr. Janine D’Anniballe & Camilo Casas

  Tune in to hear MESA’s Director of Trauma Services, Dr. Janine D’Anniballe, and MESA Prevention Coordinator, Camilo Casas, live on ‘Womyn Air’ radio KGNU Community Radio (88.5FM Denver+Boulder, 1390AM Denver, 93.7FM Nederland) with host Miriam Schiff. The show covered a wide-ranging conversation on sexual assault, its coverage in the media, rape culture, and prevention efforts. We’d […]

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“Locker Room Talk”: Rape Culture in 2016

In light of recent developments in the presidential race, MESA Director Dr. Janine D’Anniballe, and MESA Prevention Coordinator Camilo Casas will hold an online discussion on the state of rape culture today. Join them for a conversation on the impact of media coverage on survivors, toxic masculinity, and prevention strategies that focus on cultural change. When: […]

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We’re Moving!

It is with great pleasure that we write to inform you that on Thursday, October 13th, 2016, we will open our doors in more spacious and comfortable surroundings. We will be located at 1333 Iris Avenue, Boulder, CO 80304. However, our phone numbers will remain the same. The MESA office number is 303-443-0400, the 24-hour […]

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Mindfulness for Trauma Survivors

This 6-week program is focused on addressing anxiety and promoting well-being after trauma. You will: Receive information on stress inoculation Share your experiences on this topic Practice relaxation responses Receive feedback concerning the fundamental practice of well-being Increase your awareness on the physiological responses to stress. Who it helps: Designed for primary and secondary survivors […]

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Kelly Phillips-Henry, et. al: Legal, social changes needed in dealing with sex assault

Recent sentencing decisions for sexual assault convictions involving Austin Wilkerson, Brock Turner and David Becker have evoked impassioned responses for the cause of social justice locally, regionally and nationally. Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA), a longstanding program of Mental Health Partners in Boulder and Broomfield counties, has received dozens of calls and emails in […]

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MESA Mountaineers – New!

  A hiking group for survivors, loved ones, and allies. MESA Mountaineers is a group of hikers, primarily for trauma survivors and their loved ones. Nature is a proven stress reliever and allows for great opportunities for healing. We welcome people of all genders and cultures. Who it helps: Survivors, loved ones, and allies When: […]

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