Resources & Learning

These resources are intended to help you educate yourself or others. Together, we can end abuse before it starts.

A Complete Bill of Rights Training Package

A Bill of Rights For Supervised Living Facilities: Easy Read Guide

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Preventing Abuse Washington State Resource for Individuals and Public

Cow Tipping Press

Recap on Empowerment Circle

TED Talk: How to Treat a Person with Disabilities, According to People with Disabilities

TED Talk: Things People with Disabilities Wish You Knew

TED Talk: Everyone’s Responsibility: Preventing Abuse Against People with Disabilities

TED Talk: I’m not your inspiration, thank you very much

TED Talk: I got 99 problems...palsy is just one

Disability and Healthy Living

Disability Impacts All of Us

Abuse of People with Disabilities: A Silent Epidemic

NAMI: Multicultural Communities

Data: Adults with Disabilities: Ethnicity and Race (CDC)

Data: Aging and Disability in America (HHS)

Data: The Interagency Committee on Disability Research

For Providers

Abuse and Neglect: Awareness and Reporting for Individuals with Mental Illness

NAMI: Multicultural Communities

NAMI: For Providers

CDC: Alcohol and Drug Use

CDC: Mental Health

CDC: Public Health Professionals Gateway

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Resources for Diverse Cultural Communities

Information on Commonly Abused Drugs and Alcohol Use

Surgeon General Spotlight on Opioids

National Institute on Drug Abuse

The Arc Guide to Risk Factors for Abuse

The Arc Abuse Prevention Resources

Best Practices for an Abuse-free Environment

Disability Justice

Creating Safety by Asking, "What Makes People Vulnerable?"

Advocating for Your Client

End Abuse of People with Disabilities

Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities

Abuse and Neglect: Awareness and Reporting for Individuals with Mental Illness

Zero Tolerance

For Individuals & Families

Digital Resources for Mental Health

NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness MN

MN Department of Health Patient, Resident and Home Care Bill of Rights

Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Mental Health

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

MN Department of Human Services Substance Use Disorder Services

National Institute of Mental Health

Treatment Advocacy Center

Partners in Policymaking Program

Advocating Change Together

Self-Advocates Becoming Empowered

Minnesota Recovery Connection Peer Network

A webinar, “Empowering People with Disabilities to Recognize and Report Abuse”

Preventing Abuse Washington State resource for individuals and public

Community Safety Tips for Adults With Disabilities

Disability Hub MN

Culturally Specific

LGBTQ+ Communities

Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio

National Alliance on Mental Illness: Multicultural Communities

US HHS Resources for mutiple cultures

Race and Disabiltiy (Video)

Mental Health America, Latino/Hispanic Communties and Mental Health

National Institute of Health: Brochures, Books, and Fact Sheets in Spanish

Health Information in multiple languages

Love Has No Labels (Video)

NAMI Reources for African Americans and Latinos

Services for Refugees from Burma

National Alliance on Mental Illness: Multicultural Communities


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Abuse Stops With Us Poster

"We Are..." Poster

"I Just Want to be Treated With Respect" Poster

2020 Abuse Stats Poster

Risk Factors Brochure