Survivor Resources

 

For Immediate Crisis Help

Rape/Sex Assault — 1.800.656.HOPE
Domestic Violence — 1.800.799.SAFE
Suicide — 1.800.784.2433
or 911

 

Organizations, Survivor Sites and More

http://www.ascasupport.org/
Individual and group support program for adult survivors of physical, sexual and or emotional child abuse or neglect

http://million.rainn.org/

http://www.rainn.org/
The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual assault organization.

http://www.protect.org/

http://www.againstsexualabuse.org/
Mothers Against Sexual Abuse (a resoure for parents)

http://www.survivorshealingcenter.org
Survivors Healing Center is a non-profit organization which provides education, information, referrals, high quality services, and support to survivors of childhood sexual abuse and to their supporters

http://www.voicesandfaces.org/
The Voices and Faces Project is a non-profit national survivor network created to give voice and face to survivors of sexual violence, offering a sense of solidarity and possibility to those who have lived through abuse, while raising awareness of how this human rights and public health issue impacts victims, families and communities

http://www.voicesofstrength.org
An Audio Documentary for Survivors of Rape, Sexual Abuse and Domestic Violence and great site full of information.

http://abusesanctuary.blogspot.com/
Articles, clickable links & resources on verbal, psychological & emotional abuse and personality disorders.

www.aftersilence.org
After Silence is an online community designed to help survivors communicate in the recovery of rape and sexual abuse. It includes a message board and a chat room, where survivors can connect with one another in real time.

http://www.whitedovesnest.com/
A site dedicated to survivors of sexual abuse and those that support them.

http://www.joyfulheartfoundation.org/
Retreat to Hawaii for survivors.  Founded by Mariska Hargitay

http://www.brokenspirits.com/
An online community and support group that focuses on aiding both current and past victims of child abuse,

http://www.siawso.org/
Survivors of Incest Anonymous
World Service Office 12 Step Approach

http://www.survivorscanthrive.com/
Great survivor site

http://www.darkness2light.org
Confronting child sexual abuse with courage.  Check out their radio show.

malesurvivor.org

overcoming sexual victimization of boys and men 

http://www.dancinginthedarkness.com/
Great survivor site with an incredible amount of useful information

http://findingmysoul.com/

http://www.stardrift.net/survivor/
Information and Healing Resources from a survivor of child sexual abuse.

http://www.angelashelton.org/
At the age of twenty-seven, writer and actress, Angela Shelton, who had already received accolades for her previous movie, Tumbleweeds, set out to create a documentary during the Writer’s Strike. Her goal was to survey women in America by interviewing the women who shared her name.  As Angela started interviewing other Angela Sheltons she found that 70% had been victims of rape, childhood sexual assault and/or domestic violence.

http://www.strongattheheart.com/
A book for teens and adults/Collection of survivor stories/Young Adult

http://www.catharsisfoundation.org/
Catharsis Foundation assists survivors of all forms of child abuse by raising funds to have their cathartic books edited, printed, promoted and distributed.  Publishes survivor stories.

http://www.jimhopper.com/male-ab/

Heal My PTSD

http://healmyptsd.com/

Healing Through Creativity

http://www.healingthroughcreativity.org/

 

http://www.smith-lawfirm.com/resources.html
Legal resources for victims of sexual abuse

http://www.moviesthattrigger.com/intheatres.html
A resource to see if a particular movie will trigger you

Message  Boards

Pandora’s Aquarium (one of the largest message boards for survivors)

www.pandys.org

Tattered Torn Broken

http://s9.invisionfree.com/TatteredxTornxBroken

Healing Wounds

http://healingwounds.spreebb.com

The Wounded Healer Journal

http://twhj.com/

 

After Silence Forum


http://www.aftersilence.org/forum/

 

Other

http://www.vachss.com/
Andrew Vachss is an attorney who represents children and youth exclusively, with 30 years experience in child protective work. He has been a federal investigator in sexually transmitted diseases, a social services caseworker, and a labor organizer. He also directed a maximum security prison for “aggressive-violent” youth.  He has written numerous articles and books.

Books by Andrew Vachss