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Rape, Abuse, & Incest
National Network (RAINN)
The nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. This agency can help locate local sexual abuse agencies as well as provide a hotline for those who need immediate help.
RAINN also runs the National Sexual Assault Hotline that provides free, confidential services 24/7 to anyone who has experienced sexual assault.
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. They also have a crisis chat feature from 2pm to 2am online.
1.800.273.8255 or 988
INFORMATION, PREVENTION, & SUPPORT SERVICES
OTHER FREE OR MINIMAL CHARGE RESOURCES:
Below are some alphabetically listed suggested resources that may be able to assist you. Please note, inclusion of a resource on this list is not an endorsement of any organization, it is simply a first step to help you on your healing journey. We try to include relevant and current establishments and appreciate your feedback on other wide-reaching entities that may have helped you. Thanks!
Adult Survivors of Child Abuse (ASCA) – A non-profit that is an international self-help support group program designed specifically for adult survivors of neglect, physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse. www.ascasupport.org
Darkness to Light (D2L) – A nationwide non-profit that seeks to empower adults to prevent child sexual abuse. www.d2l.org
DrugRehab.com - An online information center dedicated to those battling addiction and mental health issues . Their goal is to equip families with the necessary tools and resources to guide them on the road to recovery. www.DrugRehab.com/guides/domestic-abuse/
Fort Refuge – An online support community for Survivors of childhood abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault. They have community forums and chat features. www.fortrefuge.com
National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) – A national agency that focuses on preventing and responding to sexual violence. http://www.nsvrc.org/
Survivors of Incest Anonymous - A free spiritual, self-help group of women and men, 18 years or older, who are guided by a set of 12 Suggested Steps and 12 Traditions as borrowed from AA, along with some SIA Slogans and the Serenity Prayer. www.siawso.org
The Lamplighter Movement – An International Movement for Incest and Child Sexual Abuse Recovery operates a “R.E.P.A.I.R.” program with chapters run locally. www.thelamplighters.org
The Office on Women’s Health – A US governmental agency that works to improve the health and well-being of all women, whose “Violence Against Women” webpage is especially helpful. www.womenshealth.gov/violence-against-women
The Younique Foundation - A non-profit that works with women who were sexually abused as children or adolescents by providing healing services through retreats, survivor communities, and online resources. www.youniquefoundation.org
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