Sexual Abuse or Assault (Rape)
Other Places To Get Help
|National Sexual Violence Resource Center|
|123 North Enola Drive|
|Enola, PA 17025|
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) provides information on research and policy related to sexual violence intervention and prevention. The NSVRC is a partner with state, territory, and tribal anti-sexual assault coalitions and allied organizations. The Center does not provide direct services to sexual assault victims but supports those who do, such as coalitions; rape crisis centers; national, state, and local agencies; and allied programs.
|Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)|
|2000 L Street NW|
|Washington, DC 20036|
|TDD:||1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673) National Sexual Assault Hotline|
The Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) is the nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline, which provides victims of sexual assault with free, confidential services. RAINN also provides important information about sexual assault prevention, recovery, and prosecution.
|Stop It Now!|
|351 Pleasant Street|
|Northampton, MA 01060|
Stop It Now! helps adults accept the responsibility to recognize, acknowledge, and confront the behaviors that lead to the sexual abuse of children. The organization offers adults tools they can use to prevent sexual abuse—before there’s a victim to heal or an offender to punish. In collaboration with a network of community-based Stop It Now! programs, the organization reaches out to adults who are concerned about their own or others’ sexualized behavior toward children.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference December 23, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Reference H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine