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Tips to Support a Survivor

Last updated August 22, 2018

Whether you are a friend, partner, or family member, you can be a pivotal force in your loved one’s recovery from sexual assault. It is also important to recognize that the assault can be traumatizing for you as a loved one, so please make sure you practice self-care. 


It is normal to feel enraged that someone hurt your loved one, but the focus should remain on the survivor’s emotions.