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Abuse & Sexual Assault

Surviving Abuse & Sexual Assault

Abuse can inflict physical and emotional wounds. Shame and fear can lead to isolation and a lack of understanding. Here you can connect with others who are dealing with these issues firsthand.

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How We Talk About Sexual Assault Online VIDEO – Option B

Writer and activist Ione Wells says we need a better approach to use social media for social justice. After she was the victim of an assault in London, Wells published a letter to her attacker in a student newspaper that went viral and sparked the #NotGuilty campaign against sexual violence and victim-blaming. In this moving talk, she describes how sharing her personal story gave hope to others and delivers a powerful message against the culture of online shaming.

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Michelle Palmer on regaining hope after sexual assault – Option B

Michelle Palmer works to help survivors regain a sense of hope in the aftermath of trauma or grief. This Q&A explores how to be there for loved ones who have experienced sexual assault and abuse, how we can stop victim blaming, and how to cope as a survivor. Palmer is a licensed clinical social worker and the executive director of the Wendt Center for Loss and Healing. Throughout her career, Michelle has worked with both child and adult survivors of sexual abuse and sexual assault, as well as other types of trauma.

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6 Tips on How to Support a Friend After Sexual Assault – Option B

Read the 6 Tips the Joyful Heart Foundation shared on how you can help a loved one deal with the aftermath of sexual assault with empathy and compassion.

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