Monthly Archives: October 2019


Mental Health Effects of Sexual Assault

Awareness of the prevalence and impact of sexual assault has recently surged in the media following such events as the #MeToo movement and the testimony of Christine Blasey-Ford. In 2015 Chanel Miller laid bare the devastating impact of the sexual assault she suffered in a powerful letter that she read to her attacker in

By |2020-02-18T07:30:14+00:00October 22nd, 2019|mental health|0 Comments

Childhood Sexual Abuse: You Can Overcome

Being sexually abused as a child, particularly when it’s by a trusted adult, can have devastating consequences that ripple across all areas of a person’s life. The connection between the abuse and the struggles people are having aren’t always obvious. In many cases, people struggle with PTSD symptoms such as panic attacks, flashbacks, anxiety, racing

By |2020-02-18T07:46:08+00:00October 14th, 2019|Sexual Abuse|0 Comments

Sexual Abuse: I believe you

Sexual abuse is common, more common than you think. Recent research shows that one half of women have been sexually abused or assaulted. Why do people not understand that this number is so high? Because people who have been abused or assaulted don't talk about it. They don't say anything because they are scared they

By |2020-02-18T07:42:19+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Sexual Abuse|0 Comments