Writing to Cope: An Opportunity for Survivors of Trauma

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And I Stand and Winn Publications LLC have officially developed a virtual educational writing program, Writing with Miss Winn: Coping with Trauma Through Expressive Writing, slated to take place in February 2021. Writing to cope is a powerful practice. This program provides a unique opportunity for the community to make a positive impact by supporting survivors of traumatic challenges, including mental health, domestic violence, sexual assault, rape, alcohol abuse, and drug abuse, through expressive writing.

Expressive writing is a coping mechanism that allows individuals to explore and express emotions and feelings, reflect on experiences, and address challenges creatively. To create a healing journey for survivors from diverse backgrounds, the founders and publishers of And I Stand and Winn Publications LLC decided to provide this outlet.

According to Steven Swink, in a 2018 National Alliance on Mental Health article, expressive writing can help improve mood, reduce depressive symptoms, and improve immune system functioning. The official registration period for Writing with Miss Winn: Coping with Trauma Through Expressive Writing is from 02/01/21-02/10/21 with limited seating. For more information about the benefits, important course information, and the official flyer, please see below.


  • Assist in one’s journey toward healing
  • Learn steps to expressive writing (you do not have to be a pro, you can be a beginner)
  • Ability to be a part of a support circle
  • Opportunity to work with a real publisher
  • Possible publishing opportunities
  • Free virtual three 1-hour course sessions


This free virtual educational training program includes three 1-hour sessions that are scheduled bi-monthly. Each participant must commit to attend all three sessions. Session dates are as follows; please consider your time zone.

  • Session 1: February 20, 2021, 11:00 am-12:00 pm CST
  • Session 2: April 24, 2021, 11:00 am-12:00 pm CST
  • Session 3: June 5, 2021, 11:00 am-12:00 pm CST

To register for this event, visit the And I Stand Events Page. If you know someone who would be interested in attending, please share!

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