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WHAT IS SEXUAL ASSUALT?
WHAT IS HUMAN TRAFFICKING?
According to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network also known as RAINN, the term sexual assault refers to sexual contact or behavior that occurs without explicit consent of the victim. Some forms of sexual assault include:
Fondling or unwanted sexual touching
Forcing a victim to perform sexual acts, such as oral sex or penetrating the perpetrator’s body
Penetration of the victim’s body, also known as rape
Suicidal feelings can affect anyone. If you have experienced suicidal thoughts it may be the result of extreme feelings of sadness or feelings of hopelessness. However you do not have to suffer in silence.
If you are feeling suicidal it is important to know that there is a place to share your thoughts and feelings without being judged or be ridiculed. and it's all confidential.
Human Trafficking is an unlawful act of transporting or coercing people in order to benefit from their work or service of forced labor or sexual explotation.
People who do this may look for those who are emotionally vulnerable economic hardship and through social media. .
Sexual Assault is one of the worse things that could ever happen to someone. Sometimes we're shame and become silent or we just don't know what to do, or who we can talk to.
What is Trauma?
Trauma is an emotional repsonse to life events that can have a lasting impression. Many people experience trauma from things such as sexual assault, physical abuse, early childhood trauma.
Reactions to Trauma
Immediately after the event, shock and denial are typical. Longer term reactions include unpredictable emotions, flashbacks, strained relationships and even physical symptoms like headaches or nausea.
DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS OR NEED SOMEONE TO TALK TO?
What is Sexual Assuault?
Are you not sure where to find support?
Here are a few resources to helping as you seek healing and support!
National Sexual Assault Hotline: Confidential 24/7 Support
PHONE: 1.800.656.HOPE (4673),
HOW IT WORKS:
You’ll be routed to a local RAINN affiliate organization based on the first six digits of your phone number. Cell phone callers have the option to enter the ZIP code of their current location to more accurately locate the nearest sexual assault service provider.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Hours: Available 24 hours.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a United States-based suicide prevention network of over 160 crisis centers that provides 24/7 service via a toll-free hotline with the number 1-800-273-8255. It is available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.
National Human Trafficking
Hours: Available 24 hours.
TEXT HELP OR INFO TO (BEFREE ) 233733.
The Trafficking Hotline's mission is to connect human trafficking victims and survivors to critical support and services to get help and stay safe. The Trafficking Hotline offers round-the-clock access to a safe space to report tips, seek services, and ask for help.