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How to get help

If you know of anyone suffering from stress, despair, and grief, there are trained professionals who can meet privately with them to provide help, at low cost or no cost. Your name, and the name of the person asking for help, will be kept 100% confidential. You can ask about this in several ways

Email the Uyghur Wellness Initiative at All names will be kept confidential. 

In Northern Virginia, call the Northern Virginia Family Service Multicultural Center at 571-748-2818 or email

In Northern Virginia, you can also contact the Heart Leaf Center at or 703-397-8163.  The center provides support for parents, kids, teenagers, and families.  

In Maryland, contact the Pro Bono Counseling Project of Maryland at 410-825-1001

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