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Aching for Abolition: As a survivor of sexual violence, I know prison isn’t the answer.

[Image Description: In the center of the graphic, there is a photograph of the bars of a jail cell. At the top of the graphic is a white background with black text that reads, ""I didn’t know what I wanted to happen to Archie. I didn’t know what I wanted because no one asked me, and there were no options, but I couldn’t shake the guilt I felt, and that guilt only contributed to the shame I felt about the entire thing. I had no solace; my “telling the truth” had made it worse." ~Camonghne Felix.” At the bottom of the graphic is a white background with black text that reads "Aching for Abolition: As a survivor of sexual violence, I know prison isn’t the answer." In the bottom left corner there is black text that reads, '@heal2end'. In the bottom right corner, there is a black version of the heal2end logo.]

The Truth Behind QAnon

[Image Description: In the center of the graphic, there is a photograph. The background is a blue sky with clouds. In the center of the photograph, there is an American flag on a flag pole with a black and white filter and a fire-filled letter ‘Q’ in the center . At the top of the graphic is a white background with black text that reads, ""When we recognize that most “sex trafficked” children are not kidnapped into slavery, but rather turn to sex work out of necessity, we can address the underlying failures that forced them to make that choice—such as a lack of stable housing and employment, and the homophobia and transphobia of the foster care system." ~Jeremy Malcolm.” At the bottom of the graphic is a white background with black text that reads "The Truth Behind QAnon." In the bottom left corner there is black text that reads, '@heal2end'. In the bottom right corner, there is a black version of the heal2end logo.]

Childhood Sexual Abuse: Mental And Physical After-effects Closely Linked

[Image Description: In the center of the graphic, there is an image with a black background with a brain blue outline. At the top of the graphic is a white background with black text that reads, ""The study's findings align with the scientific literature on health psychology and abuse, and once again highlight how important it is to consider the relationship between physical and mental health," said Vézina-Gagnon. A holistic approach (body-mind approach) is therefore needed to help girls recover from sexual trauma, she maintains." ~Julie Gazaille.” At the bottom of the graphic is a white background with black text that reads "Childhood Sexual Abuse: Mental And Physical After-effects Closely Linked" In the bottom left corner there is black text that reads, '@heal2end'. In the bottom right corner, there is a black version of the heal2end logo.]

Dear “Psychology Today”: Believe Incest Survivors

Violence Cannot Remedy Violence

'Defund the police' movement could offer sexual assault survivors a different path for justice

Men Who Survived Childhood Sexual Abuse

We Have Already Stopped Calling The Cops

Remote learning returns this fall, and parents should gear up for teaching sex ed

Police Sexual Violence Is Hidden in Plain Sight

Rochdale grooming: 'Why did I get a criminal record when I was a victim?'

Thousands of Migrant Children Were Sexually Abused in U.S. Custody

Pandemic Poses Key Challenges For Preventing Child Sexual Abuse

How We End Over-Policing of Black Children

Why Students Need Sex Education That’s Honest About Racism

Sex Offender Registries Are Fueling Mass Incarceration — And They Aren’t Helping Survivors

COVID-19 Resources

The HEAL Project will be frequently updating the resource page with COVID-specific books, articles, and other material for survivors, parents, and caregivers. Please check back soon for more.

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Featured Resources

Healing Sex: A Mind-Body Approach to Healing Sexual Trauma by Staci Hanes (Book & DVD)

What You Really Really Want: The Smart Girl’s Shame-Free Guide to Sex and Safety by Jaclyn Friedman

Hotlines

1-800-656-HOPE (800-656-4673) National Sexual Assault Hotline
1-888-PREVENT (888-773-2362) Stop It Now!, Stop Child Sexual Abuse
1-866-FOR-LIGHT (866-367-5444) Darkness to Light, End Child Sexual Abuse
1-800-4-A-CHILD (800-422-4453) The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
1-800-THE-LOST (800-843-5678) National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
1-844-733-4251 DrugRehab.com

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