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Only Yes Means Yes: Protecting Yourself from Sexual Assault

In 2015 a new law was passed that changes the legal standard of rape for campus assaults from the survivor proving that they said didn't want the sexual advances ("no means no") to proving that the accused obtained affirmative consent ("yes means yes"). The law says that it's not enough that the survivor didn't say no or fight back but that they have to explicitly say yes. 

By |2020-02-18T09:33:23+00:00September 13th, 2015|PTSD and Trauma Therapy|0 Comments

Am I Crazy? When Things Fall Apart…

"I found myself curled up into the fetal position, crying. I don't understand where this came from. Am I crazy?"

"I'm falling apart at work. I get angry at the smallest things and snap at people. Sometimes I need to excuse myself from meetings because I get emotional. Am I crazy?"

"No one understands me. They say I'm too sensitive. I do seem to feel things deeper than other people do and I get hurt so easily. I don't understand why I can't snap out of it. Am I crazy?"

"Sometimes I feel like life has no meaning, no purpose. I want to be happy and be a better person but these thoughts keep coming up for me and it's making me miserable. Am I crazy?"

By |2020-02-18T09:35:45+00:00September 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments