Sexual Violence

The trauma of sexual violence can have significant impacts on a person’s health, including their sexual and mental health. This section includes resources that speak to these experiences from individuals, as well as tools for supporting folks who have experienced sexual violence.

Sexual Assault Survivors Who are Mentally Ill Often Suffer in SilenceArticlesSexual assault and mental health2018Hollie Smith (The Establishment)
#MeToo: Why I Don't Want to Talk About it: When Sharing Becomes Self-HarmFirst-person piecesSexual assault and self-harm2018E. Amato (The Body is Not an Apology)
Why Aren't Trauma Survivors Warned That Parenthood May be a PTSD Trigger?First-person piecesSexual abuse and parenting2017Dawn Daum (The Mighty)