The Serious Topic Series (all the different post listings at the bottom of this page) required a separate resources page. Please keep at least one phone number or website on your phone if you are one that has anonymous sex. Please be proactive with self-care.
You have heard it 1000 times, but if you feel you are going to hurt yourself or someone else, please call 911 immediately.
Save your life, please. We need you here on earth.
The Importance of Self-Care – Several short TED Talks that offer several ideas for tending to a hurting spirit.
Male Rape: The Silent Victim and the Gender of the Listener – a brief paper on the difficulty men who have been sexually abused by other men can have and how to find the therapist that fits best for you.
PTSD: National Center for PTSD – Information about sexual abuse statistics and how to find help in your area.
Mindfulness meditation may ease anxiety, mental stress – Harvard examines many studies that do show Mindfulness Meditation is extremely helpful when life sucks.
Survivors UK – While this group is in the United Kingdom, there is great information here with resources for healing from sexual abuse.
Safe Helpline: Sexual Assault Support for the Department of Defense Community – While a bit of the information is geared towards DoD personnel, much more is for all men and women. Includes a specific Helpline phone number as well as an online site with counselors 24/7.
Male Survivor – A place for men to learn how to heal and see they are not alone in their experiences.
1-In-6 – 1 in 6 is the number of men sexually assaulted in our society. This organization offers wonderful confidential help for healing.
RAINN – The Experience of Sexual Assault of Men & Boys with Resources
The Transgender Law Center – they can answer many legal questions, whether you are transgender or not.
Your local LGBTQ Center… if you are in a small town, look for one in the closest large city. They can also help with resources if you have been assaulted, physically and/or sexually. It doesn’t matter if you’re straight or gay, they will help. Tell them what you need (or what happened) and they can get you headed in the right direction.