Neurobiology workshop August 3rd

Workshop: Neurobiology of Trauma and Implications for Healing

This presentation will be a combination of lecture and audience participation on the topic of trauma and its psychobiological effects. The presentation will explore the nature of traumatic events and the difference between normal, situational, and traumatic stress. Next, physiological components of trauma will be introduced including brain structures, dissociation, hypervigilance and flashbacks. Traditional and non-traditional approaches to treatment will be explored.

Who it helps: Designed for anyone who wants to learn more about the impact of trauma
When: Thursday August 3rd, 6:30-8pm
Where: Ryan Wellness Center, 1000 Alpine Avenue, Boulder, CO 80304 (in the Colorado Rooms on the second floor of the building)
Facilitator: Dr. Janine D’Anniballe
Suggested donation: $10
For questions: Contact Natalie at 303-443-0400;




Primary Survivors Support Group Summer 2017

Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA) is now offering a support group for primary survivors of sexual assault. This group offers a space for 3-6 members who meet weekly, facilitated by a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in trauma therapy. The group will focus on psycho-education around the effects of trauma, coping skills, a sense of safe community to talk about struggles and successes you may be having, and flexibility to address group-specific needs as they arise.

Who it helps: This group is for female-identified primary survivors of sexual trauma
When: Thursdays from 4:30-6pm starting July 20th, 2017 (8 weeks)
Where: Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA) – 1333 Iris Avenue, Boulder, CO 80304
Facilitator: Christine Springer, LPC
Suggested donation: $5-10 per session

For questions, contact Natalie at 303-443-0440,

Register here!


Join Men Standing Up

men standing upMESA’s Men Standing Up is a group committed to challenging social and cultural norms that reinforce violence against women and serving as positive role models of healthy, non-violent masculinity. We are looking for volunteers to join us in raising awareness about sexual assault prevention through community outreach and education! Training starts February 10. For more information contact