YOU ARE BRAVE.
Here you will find a list of resources that can help survivors and their loved ones—whether that be immediately or years after sexual violence occurs. These are trusted resources, and are always available for you to use. Seeking help is nothing short of brave, and we applaud you for exploring options that can lead to healing.
Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network
RAINN is the United States' largest anti-sexual violence organization. Get confidential help 24/7 from RAINN's trained staff:
- Call the National Sexual Assault Hotline to get confidential support from a trained staff member at 1-800-656-HOPE.
- Receive one-on-one crisis support via RAINN's online chat feature by clicking the "Chat Now" box below.
National Suicide Prevention
If you or someone you know is suicidal and/or having suicidal ideations, get help from the National Suicide Prevention Hotline:
- Call the hotline to be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7 at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
- Chat a specialist who will listen and provide support for you during whatever difficult times you may be facing by clicking the box below.
National Eating Disorder Association
NEDA can provide help if you or someone you know is struggling with an eating disorder:
- Call NEDA's toll free, confidential Helpline at 1-800-931-2237.
- For crisis situations, text "NEDA" to 741741 to be connected with a trained volunteer at Crisis Text Line. Get help via text 24 hours a day.
- Chat a Helpline volunteer who can offer support and guidance with compassion and understanding by clicking the box below.
The Anti-Violence Project (LGBTQ)
The Anti-Violence Project empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected communities. If you or someone you know identifies with one of these and needs support, the Anti-Violence Project wants you to know you are not alone, and they can provide you with help and support:
- Call AVP's free, confidential hotline to get support at 1-212-714-1141.
Love Is Respect (Dating Violence)
Loveisrespect's mission is to engage, educate, and empower young people to prevent and end abusive relationships. If you or someone you know is experiencing dating violence:
- Call 1-866-331-9474 to talk to a peer advocate who can offer support.
- Text "loveis" to 22522 to talk to a peer advocate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- Chat a peer advocate by clicking the box below.
1 in 6 (Male Survivors)
The mission of 1 in 6 is to help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences during their childhood live healthier, happier lives. These resources are available to survivors, and their partners, friends, and family members:
- Confidentially chat one-on-one with a trained advocate 24/7.
- Anonymously chat in a support group facilitated by a professional counselor.