When dealing with the issue of sexual assault it is important to remain safe.
For many people who have been impacted by sexual assault, current and long-term safety can be an ongoing concern. Safety planning is about brainstorming ways to stay safe that may also help reduce the risk of future harm. It can include planning for a future crisis, considering your options, and making decisions about your next steps. Finding ways to stay and feel safer can be an important step towards healing, and these plans and actions should not increase the risk of being hurt.
Please see the links below for safety planning from various organizations.
National Domestic Violence Hotline Sexual Assault Safety Planning
RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network) Safety Planning
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