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How to Assist Someone in Reporting Sexual Assault to the Police

When a survivor of sexual assault decides to report the crime to the police, having a strong support system can make a significant difference. As a friend, family member, or advocate, your role in providing emotional support, practical assistance, and guidance is crucial. In this blog post, we will explore effective ways to support survivors … Read more

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Empowering Self-Defense Techniques for Sexual Assault Survivors

Self-defense techniques can empower sexual assault survivors by providing them with tools to protect themselves and enhance their sense of personal safety. In this blog post, we will explore practical self-defense techniques tailored specifically for survivors of sexual assault. We will provide step-by-step instructions, tips for building confidence, and guidance on finding self-defense classes or … Read more

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Building Resilience

Strategies for Recovering from Sexual Trauma Recovering from sexual trauma can be a difficult and painful process, but building resilience can help survivors cope and heal. Resilience is the ability to bounce back from adversity and recover from trauma. In this blog, we’ll discuss some strategies for building resilience and recovering from sexual trauma. Self-care … Read more

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Reclaiming Your Sexuality

Healing After Sexual Assault Sexual assault can have a profound impact on a survivor’s relationship with their own body and sexuality. The trauma of sexual assault can make it difficult to feel safe, comfortable, and empowered in sexual situations. However, reclaiming your sexuality after sexual assault is possible with patience, self-compassion, and support. In this … Read more

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How Can Survivors Maintain Mental Health When Dealing With Unsupportive Family

Q:  How can survivors maintain their mental health when interacting with family/friends that are unaware of a survivor’s experiences/abuse suffered?  Example: (when faced with comments such as, “I would never allow myself to be in an abusive relationship”, or “I would feel so broken if I ever experienced sexual assault”, or “I would have fought … Read more