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I was raped yrs ago & i really need counseling. How do I get counseling in phx, az when I have no income & no health insurance?

I was raped yrs ago & i really need counseling. How do I get counseling in phx, az when I have no income & no health insurance?

See below: I'm sorry about your experiences. The info below from arizona department of human services and can serve as a good starting point in your situation. http://www.azdhs.gov/bhs/pdf/accessingbhsystem.pdf good luck! ...Read more

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Sexual Assault (Definition)

Sexual assault is a crime in which the victim has received unwanted touches (or worse bodily contact) on sexual parts of his or her body, or the victim has been touched by sexual parts of the attacker's body. State and federal laws have detailed legal ...Read more


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What if you get raped living in a developing country?

What if you get raped living in a developing country?

Rape: If raped in a developing country, the help provided would depend on the medical system available to you in that country. Or, if you're in the military or civil service, what medical care comes through those systems. These situations may differ markedly. Many who are raped (both males & females) do not tell about their experiences. This could result in higher risk of ptsd later. ...Read more

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Has anyone started cutting themselves after being raped?

Has anyone started cutting themselves after being raped?

Self induced pain: Self-induced pain to relieve mental or somatic pain is common. Apprarently one type of pain can block out another pain. Another reason is related to dissociation, derealization. Self induced pain helps some people get reconnected to reality and their own body. Rape is a traumatic event that can lead to mental anguish, depression, dissociation, etc. The post-traumatic stress syndrome is treatable. ...Read more

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Hello :) i would like to ask is there a situation where i doesn't know that i'm raped?

Hello :) i would like to ask is there a situation where i doesn't know that i'm raped?

Date rape drugs: If you were drugged and unconscious this could occur. The question is why are you concerned about this. Something must have prompted your inquiry. You might want to see a psychologist and discuss this. ...Read more

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Define real rape?

Define real rape?

"Real" rape: Rape is forced sexual intercourse, often under threat of injury. Both men and women -- and children also -- can be raped. And despite rep. Todd akin's recent comments about so-called "legitimate" rape, it can result in pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is date rape?

What is date rape?

Forced intercourse: This unfortunate activity occurs when a partner forces the other member to have sex without their consent. Sometimes this is with the aid of drugs and alcohol, but other times the stronger partner forces the weaker to consent. It is technically illegal but difficult to prosecute since their are no witnesses and a strong embarrasment factor. ...Read more

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It traumatic to be raped?

It traumatic to be raped?

YES: Rape is a non-consensual, forced sexual intercourse. If a person was subjected to that, s/he will be traumatized. ...Read more

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What are date rape drugs?

So you get amnesia: These drugs are given to people to cause amnesia. Then person may get raped but cannot remember. Be careful in bars about accepting drinks from strangers. ...Read more

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What do date rape drugs look like?

What do date rape drugs look like?

Date Rape Drug FActs: There are good resources online for this, such as: http://www.Womenshealth.Gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/date-rape-drugs.Cfm#b and also http://womenshealth.Gov/health-topics/a-z-topic/pubs-orgs.Cfm?Topic=1476. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what date rape drugs are?

Evil use of drugs...: Given to a victim unaware of it, who then loses essential concious ability to make choices. Choices are made for them by manipulating persons who seek to "posses" the decicion making authority to misuse, molest , and rape their victims. All sorts of chemicals can be used in this fashion: alcohol, barbiturates, benodiazepines, ghb, and others that lower ones level of consciousness and retraint. ...Read more

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Rape (Definition)

Rape is the act of forcing sexual activity on someone else. It is usually conducted by men against women. Being raped may put a woman at risk of ...Read more