Institute on Healthcare and Human Trafficking
The Institute on Healthcare and Human Trafficking’s mission is to improve the lives of children and families affected by human trafficking by increasing and enhancing behavioral health and medical care through research, training and education. It acts as a central resource for medical and behavioral health professionals seeking information on sex and labor trafficking involving children and adults.
The institute operates within the Stephanie V. Blank Center for Safe and Healthy Children at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. The institute is a collaboration between the Center for Safe and Healthy Children, the Mark Chaffin Center for Healthy Development within the School of Public Health at Georgia State University and the Emory University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.