SOS from Greek Refugee Camps

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The Medicine of Peace

With all that’s happening in the world these days, do you ever wonder what you could do that would actually make a difference? Find out about the Medicine of Peace.
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Refugee Relief in Greece

AWB is setting up a relief effort for refugees currently stranded in Greece. Read about trauma recovery treatments recently offered in Greek refugee camps by an AWB staff and volunteer team, as well as what is planned next.
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Acupuncturists Without Borders

Welcome to Acupuncturists Without Borders (AWB). AWB trains acupuncturists and other healthcare professionals to use community-style acupuncture in offering compassionate treatment to trauma survivors worldwide.
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National Disaster Relief

AWB supported relief efforts after shooting, wildfires, and floods in Colorado; tornados in Joplin, MO, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Moore, Oklahoma; Superstorm Sandy; the Newtown shooting; the Boston Marathon Bombing; the mudslide in Oso, WA; and the 2014 lava flow in Puna, Hawaii
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National Trainings

AWB’s 2-Day Healing Community Trauma training teaches you how to set up field clinics to treat trauma in your local community on an ongoing basis, or during a disaster. This highly experiential and entertaining workshop provides 15 CEUs/PDAs, including 4.5 of ethics and safety.
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Military Stress Recovery Project

AWB supports community service clinics throughout the United States that help veterans, active military, and their families, as well as other distressed members of the community, overcome trauma so they can heal, regain resilience, and lead happy lives.
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World Healing Exchange

Journeying abroad with acupuncturists and other healthcare practitioners to provide trauma for distressed, local communities, while learning about traditional healing practices, and visiting extraordinary places.
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International Community Service Clinics

Supporting healthcare practitioners abroad in providing ongoing trauma treatment within their local communities in countries such as Nepal, Mongolia, Israel, and Haiti.
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AWB in Nepal

AWB works with local organizations that rescue women and children from sex and organ trafficking, as well as domestic slavery, training Nepalese healthcare workers to offer trauma treatments that facilitate recovery.
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AWB in Haiti

AWB has trained more than 120 Haitian healthcare practitioners. These volunteers have provided over 30,000 treatments for Haitians impacted by the 2010 earthquake that displaced 15% of the country’s population

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Upcoming: How to be a Global Healer

A gorgeous retreat setting is the background for advanced training on setting up and running national/international community service clinics and disaster relief efforts for trauma recovery, including logistics, fundraising, and outreach. Plenty of time to rest, recharge, and recreate – while you learn and earn 20 CEUs/PDAs.
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International Trainings

AWB sometimes offers Level I (Healing Community Trauma) and Level II (How to Be a Global Healer) trainings internationally, as part of World Healing Exchange Programs, or to train healthcare providers abroad who want to offer local trauma treatment.
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