Resources for People who Have Experienced Trauma

This is a resource list for people who have experienced trauma.

Peer-Led Groups

every Wednesday at 8:30 am and every Sunday at 5:30 pm
hosted by Pay What You Can Virtual Peer Support
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Sponsored by Survivor Theatre Project for survivors of sexual violence and held in cooperation with the Cambridge Women’s Center.  Learn more:

Wednesdays at 10 am
Trauma can stay with us for years, sometimes decades. It is important to know that there is life AFTER trauma. We safely discuss what that process was/is for us.
hosted by the Southeast Recovery Learning Community
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Tuesdays at 6 pm
Trauma looks different for everyone, but we all know we can’t ignore it. Join us in this journey of navigating our trauma.
hosted by Kiva Center
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Most people will go through a trauma at least once in their lives. Together we will work through those traumas and support each other.
hosted by the Southeast Recovery Learning Community
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Our mission is to create a safe and welcoming environment for women who have experienced any kind of trauma
hosted by the Cambridge Women’s Center
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Online Communities

A place to seek or share coping strategies, resources, art, music, videos, and other survivor tools. Learn more:

Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is rarely discussed in public forums, even though healthy connection to others is an integral part of healing. This is a peer support community for those who have undergone prolonged trauma and came out the other side alive and kicking, but with wounds that need tending. This is also a place for friends and family of the victims to come for support. Learn more:

We are a supportive, respectful community for discussion and links of interest for people who have PTSD or have friends, family members, or partners with PTSD. Learn more:

A safe place to seek support for trauma and talk about treatment, symptoms, and experiences. Along with this, we hang out, play games, share photos, videos and tons of recovery resources that users have collected and pinned. Learn more:

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Looking for more resources?

Contact the NAMI Mass Compass Helpline. Compass is available Monday through Friday, 10 am – 6 pm. Call us at 617-704-6264 or email us at

Learn more about the NAMI Mass Compass Helpline.