Mental Health / Violence and Abuse

Awareness, Assertiveness and Adapted Self-Defense Training for Women with Disabilities. Available online at:

Beyond Abuse: Treatment Approaches for People with Disabilities. Virginia Focht-New. Available online at:

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. (1998). Substance use disorder treatment for people with physical and cognitive disabilities. Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series 29, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, DHHS Publication No. (SMA) 98-3249.

Diverse City Press. Diverse City Press Inc. produces and distributes inspiring and informational books, audio CD's and video tapes, dealing with persons with developmental disabilities, and a range of social issues. Available online at:

Impact: Issue on Violence Against Women with Developmental or Other Disabilities (2000). Research and Training Center on Community Living, University of Minnesota. Available online at:

Learning to Act in Partnership: Women with Disabilities Talk to Health Professionals. Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Health Resource Center for Women with Disabilities. (2001). VIDEO 38 mins.