Resources & Support
Channel Your Brave
(–What Alexi would say to you if you are a survivor of sexual violence–)
http://www.rainn.org/They host an online hotline, which provides live, secure, anonymous crisis support for victims of sexual violence, their friends, and families over RAINN’s website. It is free of charge and is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week!”
http://www.rainn.org/get-help/national-sexual-assault-online-hotlineNational Sexual Assault Hotline | 1.800.656.HOPE(4673) | Free. Confidential. 24/7.
If you decide to pursue a sexual assault case in the justice system, you might want to read: The ABC’s of Sexual Assault: Anatomy, “Bunk” and the Courtroom. It walks laypersons and professionals alike through the labyrinth of sexual assault in the criminal justice system. It is written by Michelle Ditton, the Chief Nursing Officer at the Fort Wayne Sexual Assault Treatment Center and author, Laurie Gray, a lawyer with fifteen plus years of prosecuting felony sex crimes.
Other young adult fiction books that might be helpful to you:
Rape Girl by Alina Klein
Fault Line by C. Desir
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
Just Listen by Sarah Dessen
If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch
Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick