Information about support for torture survivors in the UK. REDRESS has produced this Handbook to help torture survivors meet the varied problems which they face. To make this easier it has been divided into two parts.
The Centre for Torture Survivors in Finland (CTSF) carries out mental health work among immigrants. It is a specialized medical treatment unit that assesses, treats and rehabilitates refugees who are traumatized because they have been tortured in their home countries. The refugees` close relatives are also included in the treatment.
Survivors of Torture, International (SOTI) is an independent, non-profit organization founded in 1997 to care for survivors of politically-motivated torture and their families. It is based in San Diego, USA. SOTIs clients come from all over the world.
“ZEBRA” is a private and independent organization which offers council and care for foreigners in Austria since 1986. “ZEBRA” is an NGO working with migrants and refugees. (Also in German, Bosanski-Hrvatski-Srpski, Romanian, Turkish and French)