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“What is the #FacesOfPTSD campaign? #FacesOfPTSD is a social media campaign set to kick-off this Friday, May 6, 2016. Survivors who identify as having PTSD will flood social media with photos of themselves, along with the tagline, “Not all wars take place…
“What is the #FacesOfPTSD campaign? #FacesOfPTSD is a social media campaign set to kick-off this Friday, May 6, 2016. Survivors who identify as having PTSD will flood social media with photos of themselves, along with the tagline, “Not all wars take place on the battlefield,” and the hashtag #FacesOfPTSD. Our goal is to alter the …
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It’s the silence that traps them, encasing them in shame, self-loathing and sometimes fear. The millions of American men who were molested when they were children — a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study estimates that it could be as high as 1…
It’s the silence that traps them, encasing them in shame, self-loathing and sometimes fear. The millions of American men who were molested when they were children — a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study estimates that it could be as high as 1 in every 6 men — hide what happened to them for …
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“All I know is that every survivor has a right to tell their story because we did nothing wrong.” However you decide to tell your story, whether it be publicly on the internet or in a memoir, or privately to a few friends, you should never, ever be…
“All I know is that every survivor has a right to tell their story because we did nothing wrong.” However you decide to tell your story, whether it be publicly on the internet or in a memoir, or privately to a few friends, you should never, ever be ashamed to tell it. As Rachel says, …
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When the subject of child sexual abuse comes up, we get uncomfortable. In this inspirational talk by Jill Tolles, we are challenged to find the courage to have this conversation and be a hero for the 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys who are effected by this…
When the subject of child sexual abuse comes up, we get uncomfortable. In this inspirational talk by Jill Tolles, we are challenged to find the courage to have this conversation and be a hero for the 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys who are effected by this silent epidemic. Jill Tolles has …
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Top Ten Things You Learn by Listening to Survivors | Stop Abuse Campaign
Top Ten things you learn from listening to survivors. April is Child Abuse Prevention month and events for survivors, like Take Back the Night and Speak Outs, are scheduled in cities across the nation. Giving Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) survivors a chance to tell their stories sounds underwhelming, ...
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Our media generally frames victims of sexual abuse as white and female. And the national discourse on the subject of molestation and rape is largely within a heteronormative paradigm. The concept of male-on-male child sexual abuse is seen as something…
Our media generally frames victims of sexual abuse as white and female. And the national discourse on the subject of molestation and rape is largely within a heteronormative paradigm. The concept of male-on-male child sexual abuse is seen as something that rarely happens; when it does, the perpetrator is often dismissed as a sexually deviant …
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‘I’m not OK, but I am better’: man talks emotional journey with depression, breaking the stigma - National
A 27-year-old man from Ireland opened up about dealing with depression for 10 years and wanting to break the stigma associated with the mental health.
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Hey you, with the mental health concerns – whatever you’re going through, wherever you’re at, this is a friendly reminder that there’s nothing wrong with you. While approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. experiences mental illness in a given year,…
Hey you, with the mental health concerns – whatever you’re going through, wherever you’re at, this is a friendly reminder that there’s nothing wrong with you. While approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. experiences mental illness in a given year, everyone has mental health that deserves to be taken care of. So for …
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“John* had seemed less like himself lately, and his wife Celeste* had started to notice. He laughed less, and when he was at home all he wanted to do was sleep. They had only been married for a few years, so it was very noticeable when John’s libido…
“John* had seemed less like himself lately, and his wife Celeste* had started to notice. He laughed less, and when he was at home all he wanted to do was sleep. They had only been married for a few years, so it was very noticeable when John’s libido suddenly went down the drain. Celeste wondered, …
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Recently, an old friend started going through some old photo albums and scanning in the photos in order to share them on Facebook. She and I were in the same church group back in those days, and many of the photos, despite being a cringe-worthy reminder…
If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Recently, an old friend started going through some old photo albums and scanning in the photos in order to share them on Facebook. She and I we...
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Earlier I linked to a story about the stigma faced by make survivors in the black community in the US. Interestingly, I also received an email about the same time from a hip-hop artist currently promoting  an album and shirt film related to being a…
Earlier I linked to a story about the stigma faced by make survivors in the black community in the US. Interestingly, I also received an email about the same time from a hip-hop artist currently promoting an album and shirt film related to being a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. You can read more about …
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Linked - Protecting your children from online predators and grooming is now a crucial part of modern parenting
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