How can I find group activity ideas dealing with sexual assault?

After sexual assault. Dealing with the aftermath of sexual assault can be challenging. You are wise to be seeking some group activities to help with this. There are several national resources that could help connect you with more local ones. A place to start would me "sexual assault support services": http://www.Sassnh.Org/ -- they also have a toll-free help line: (888) 747-7070.

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How does one get help for sexual assault?

Local ER. It is very important to have the courage and trust to go to your local emergency room as soon as possible to get the support and care necessary for your mental health as well as collecting evidence for your protection. Read more...

How do you deal with flash backs of sexual assault?

Mental health. Sexual assault is a terrible thing to endure, and stress after such a trauma is common and a normal reaction. The best way to overcome such flashbacks is to seek counselling from a mental health professional (psychiatry or psychology). Occasionally medical therapy can help as well. Read more...
See an expert in SA. I'm so sorry you were assaulted. The fb's are one of the worst parts and leave most feeling out of control. You need to work with a therapist who specializes in sa who can help you learn some coping skills for this and all residuals of the assault. Some things my patients have found helpful are completely concentrate on something as a distraction, figure out what the triggers are to avoid. Read more...

Subsequent to a sexual assault, is it normal to distance yourself from friends for several months?

You might need help! Victims of sexual assault are quite often feeling shame or guilt when in company of others. Some loose trust in others, and feel vulnerable to being hurt again. Loving and trustful family members or friends can help you realize that you did not do anything wrong, and you can feel safe again. Most likely, you need professional help (a psychologist or psychiatrist) to restore your trust in others. Read more...

What is sexual assault on girls?

Nonconsensual Acts. Sexual assault refers to any sexual behavior without a person's consent. By definition this includes all sexual behavioor perpetrated by adults toward minors, because children are not considered to be of age to give consent. In addition, forced sexual activity by an older child toward a younger child may be considered to be assault. Read more...

Could a sexual assault cause someone to commit suicide?

Get counselling. It is not uncommon to still have "issues" post sexual assault, even 40 years later. It can harm future "normal relationships" psychologically. Please seek out a therapist or inexpensive "counseling service". Read more...
Not the cause. Suicide is a person's choice, and almost always a bad one. Someone who's been made to feel worthless by abuse -- of whatever sort -- is the most likely to take this wrong course of action. The vast majority (99%) of physically-healthy people who made real attempts on their lives were glad, one year later, that they failed. Read more...
Yes. Sexual assault could cause someone to commit suicide but please know that a victim of sexual assault is a victim!. A victim should never feel like they need to punish themselves especially in the most severe way as suicide. Help is avaiable. The attacker should be punished, not the victim. Read more...
YES. Sexual assault can bring on unspeakable feelings of shame and dirtiness. And if the victim tells somebody and is ridiculed, ignored, or otherwise not properly attended to, it's like being violated all over again, and suicides can happen for reasons as such. Read more...

Are victims of sexual assault likely to become sexually active?

Yes. Most people who are sexually assaulted come to terms with the attack and can be sexually active. This may take a long time and a lot of help however. If you or someone you know has been assaulted they should seek help. There are crisis help lines all across the country. Any physician can help find counseling and support. Read more...

Can you tell me how I could get over and move past my sexual assault?

Talk. With a psychologist or other therapist with a specialty in treating sexual trauma. Also, connect with other survivors of a similar trauma (e.g. rape, incest, etc) so that you see you are not alone. Take care of this, Read more...

I can't get over a sexual assault that happened almost forty years ago?

Get counselling. It is not uncommon to still have "issues" post sexual assault, even 40 years later. It can harm future "normal relationships" psychologically. Please seek out a therapist or inexpensive "counseling service". Read more...