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Abuse and Assault

What to Do After a Sexual Assault?

Sexual assault is an extremely traumatic experience that can leave you at a loss as to what to do next. You might have physical injuries and significant emotional distress and are unsure of where to start.         Know you are not alone. Help is available. While there is no right or wrong way to react to… read more

What Is Sexual Abuse?

Sexual abuse is a heinous crime that can affect both children and adults. It refers to any unwanted sexual activity, often with the instigator using force or threatening the victim. The emotional and psychological impacts of sexual abuse can haunt a survivor for years after the incident. If you or a loved one is a… read more

What Are the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse?

Nursing home abuse is something no family wants to think about. Yet around the country, thousands of helpless senior citizens suffer abuse from their caretakers and nursing home staff members. Since many elder abuse victims suffer in silence, too afraid or otherwise unable to report the crime, it may be up to you as a… read more

How to Help a Sexual Abuse Survivor

It is extremely important to know how to help if a sexual abuse survivor confides in you. It takes a great deal of courage to come forward about sexual abuse and doing so could put the survivor’s wellbeing in jeopardy. Providing immediate assistance in the form of support, guidance and/or action could make all the… read more