While I was fortunate with the resources that were available to me early in my journey, I am aware that is not always the case.
That being said, I will be building this page of my website out for those who are in the midst of healing and needing assistance.
If you have any resources you would like to recommend, please send them through the contact form HERE
RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE, online.rainn.org y rainn.org/es) in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.
The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States. Call 988 or Chat now
NOVA - National Organization of Victim's Assistance
National Association of Crime Victim Association List of Resources by State
National Center for Victim's of Crime - serving individuals, families, and communities harmed by crime
Victim Connect Resource Center - referral helpline where crime victims can learn about their rights and options confidentially and compassionately.
DOJ Victim's Assistance Information & Resources
Financial, Legal, and Educational Assistance
National Crime Victim Bar Association maintains a nationwide network of attorneys who are dedicated to helping victims of crime rebuild their lives through the Civil Justice system.
NCVC Financial Crime Resource Center
Children Impacted by Crime Scholarship
Here's another list of Scholarship options for students affected by trauma
Resources for Healing
Psychology Today search for therapists
EFT Tapping information - EFT Tapping is a tool I used to help manage stress and anxiety in my self-healing
Vagus Nerve Information - Activating your vagus nerve helps put your body into a state of rest and digest as opposed to fight or flight
Somatic Therapy addresses the bodily symptoms of trauma. This link is on Psychology Today which is also a great resource for finding a therapist near you trained in the modalities you are seeking.
Breathwork Bestie podcast with my friend Chrystal Rose. Breathwork is an amazing tool that has the ability to help you access deeper relaxation than meditation alone.
Here is an article about how Trauma can be stored in the body on Psychology Today.
Helping Survivors is a resource for information on and assistance in recovering from sexual abuse and domestic violence.