“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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Introducing the MESA Client Library

Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA) is proud to share our new client library. The library hosts fifty books with topics that relate to sexual assault, trauma, and the journey to find healing. Speak to a MESA staff member about checking out a book today!   Call 303-443-0400 or email amandaf@movingtoendsexualassault.org for more information! This […]

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Channeling Anger Into Action After Stanford Case

Outrage and disgust filled the hearts of millions in the past few weeks after convicted rapist Brock Turner was sentenced to a measly six months in jail as punishment for three felonies of sexual assault. People were incredulous: How could Turner get off so easy? Surely our justice system delivers harsher sentences for rapists? The […]

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Summer 2016 Hotline Volunteer Needed!

Training Dates Announced: MESA’s Hotline volunteer training will be held May 23rd through June 27th. MESA needs you! Gain skills and experience while moving to end sexual assault. Click HERE to apply today! This content is also available in: Spanish

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Dates Announced for the Next Trauma-Informed Yoga Session

Moving to End Sexual Assault is proud to share with you a great opportunity to heal.  We will be offering another 8-week session of Trauma-Informed Yoga for sexual assault survivors and loved ones. This group’s goal is to help survivors deepen their relationship with their bodies and heal. Among other things: *    Learn how to […]

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