Spotlight / Fall Spotlight 2021

National Recovery Month / September


Watch this webinar about the Better Together Intervention, a prevention program for youth affected by parental drug use. Read about how the researchers involved Black teens in prevention research.

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Learn about how the “Women & Trauma” study advanced trauma-informed approaches to community-based substance use treatment.

National Hispanic Heritage Month / September 15-October 15

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Check out results from a survey of 76 domestic violence organizations in North Carolina about their cultural competence in serving Latinx survivors. (Contact the librarian for full-text.)

May Evidence Hour Reminder

Explore who Latinx teens turn to for help with dating violence with related resources from our May Evidence Hour session.

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month / October

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Read survey results from LGBTQ survivors about their experiences and preferences seeking help for domestic violence.


Tune into NIWRC’s training on participatory research methods for domestic violence programs.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month / October


Listen in on how research can help counter cybercrime and identity theft.

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Read about how cyber abuse affected victims psychologically, emotionally, socially, and financially. (Contact the librarian for full-text.)

National Native American Heritage Month / November

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Review the Urban Indian Health Institute’s report about femme-identifying Native survivors healing from sexual trauma.

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Engage with Indigenous knowledge of restorative justice and how using such practices could shift justice systems towards dispute resolution, rather than punishment.