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Latest News| May 3, 2019

Trauma and Mental Health

Millions of Americans and their families feel the effects of trauma on mental health each year, and a portion of those people are survivors of sexual violence. Mental Health Awareness Month this May is a time to reflect on how to support those in your life who experience difficulties with mental health, reduce stigma around seeking treatment, and advocate for equal access to care.

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May 06, 2019

NLC Member Highlight: Katherine Miller

Each month, RAINN features a member of its National Leadership Council (NLC). The NLC is a group of dedicated individuals who have shown their commitment to RAINN’s mission of supporting survivors and ending sexual violence. This month we checked in with RAINN board member, Katherine Miller.

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May 06, 2019

Closer Look: RAINN’s Volunteer Program

In honor of RAINN’s 25th anniversary, each month we’ll be taking a closer look at the people and programs that are essential in our work to help survivors today and every day. This month, we’re shining a spotlight on RAINN’s volunteer program.

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Mar 04, 2019

Turn Awareness into Action this April

Individuals and communities across the country recognize Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (#SAAPM) each April. This year, as RAINN reflects on 25 years of helping survivors, we’re making this April not only about awareness, but action.

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Latest News | February 24, 2016
Survivor Spotlight: Julianne

Survivor Julianne shares how being sexually abused at a young age by her father and uncle lead to eating disorders and body dysmorphic disorder later in life. She also explains the multiple theraupeutic techniques that, along with support from friends and family, have helped her to heal. 

Latest News | February 23, 2016
Survivor Spotlight: Elizabeth

Elizabeth shares her experience as a survivor of teen dating violence, which began with her first boyfriend at age 15. 

Latest News | January 24, 2016
Survivor Story: Jen Porcelli

Jen shares her experience being stalked by her assailant

Latest News | December 15, 2015
Survivor Story: Marisa

Survivor of child sexual abuse shares how she copes with stress during the holidays

Latest News | November 15, 2015
Survivor Spotlight: Melissa’s Story

Melissa shares how she ran away from home to escape sexual abuse

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