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Amirah, Inc.
Headquarters:
10 Tower Office Park, Ste 413
Woburn, MA  01801
Phone: 1-781-462-1758
Fax: 1-978-969-3511
Email: info@amirahinc.org
Amirah is a 501(c)3 with EIN #27-1214049.
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We are grateful for the partnership of the Women's Fund of Essex County as we work together to promote solutions for survivors of sexual exploitation.

According to recent statistics from the American Psychological Association, money is the leading cause of stress in America, beating out work, family, and health stress by nearly 20%. What this means is that stress related to financial issues could have a significant i...

During my schooling for my Masters in Counseling I decided to take a class titled Counseling in Addictive Behaviors. I didn’t realize as I registered for that class how much it would impact my understanding of addiction and how I counsel. My experience growing up in th...

When any of our women begin the journey of trauma and addiction recovery, there is always a period of overwhelming boredom that sets in, despite the many activities, Dr.’s appointments, and program meetings they have on their schedule. Why? Contrary to the popular beli...

Today is just like any other day. I hop in the shower, throw on my clothes and dart out the door. It’s almost 9am, and I’m running a few minutes behind. I don’t like to be late because punctuality is something we are constantly trying to teach the women; and like most...

My last two blog posts defined PTSD and what it’s like to live with the symptoms. Because of how prevalent this mental disorder is, the chances are high that someone close to you may be suffering in silence. 

What can we do?

If I have learned anything from the women at A...

Last week I wrote my blog from the perspective of someone suffering from PTSD. This week I want to focus on the disorder itself and what can be done to treat it.  

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is something millions of American’s face every day. It is a mental dis...

She’s lying in her bed. She looks over at her night table to check the clock. 

It’s 1:22AM. 

She has to be at work at 6AM, but she’s wide awake. She is so tired - exhausted in fact. But her mind is racing. Thoughts she doesn’t even realize she’s thinking play on rep...

I remember the first Christmas after my mom died. I was thirteen and suddenly my life was chaos. The tradition at the Children’s home I moved into that year was to cook a grand meal where all the supporters came and the headmaster told all of us little children to...

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