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Utah Health and Human Rights

Cause Area

  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Immigrants & Refugees

Location

Salt Lake CitySalt Lake City, UT 84111 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The Utah Health & Human Rights Project (UHHR) is a direct service and advocacy agency that promotes the health, dignity, and self-sufficiency of refugees, asylees, and immigrants who have endured severe human rights abuses, including torture and war-related trauma. UHHR is guided by profound respect for the dignity and resiliency of our clients. We believe that all survivors of human rights abuses deserve the opportunity to live fulfilling, dignified, and productive lives.

Description

UHHR provides specialized mental health, medical, legal, and case management services to improve opportunities, restore hope, and foster self-reliance in individuals, families, and communities that have survived torture and war-trauma. UHHR seeks to promote the health, dignity, and self-sufficiency of refugees, asyleees, and immigrants who have endured these severe human rights abuses. UHHR is the only federally supported torture treatment program in Utah, and is a member of the National Consortium of Torture Treatment Programs.

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