The National Mental Health Consumers' Self-Help Group Clearinghouse also maintains a Directory of Consumer-Driven Services which includes peer-run organizations throughout the United States that offer a variety of supportive services and activities, including peer-run support groups.
In addition to the resources listed above, the resources below are divided into three main sections - Specialized support group resources, Other helpful resources, and National Toll-Free 24 hour hotlines.
The services of the Sexual Assault Center are available to the significant others of an assault survivor.
A friend or a loved one who has been sexually assaulted may confide in you five minutes or five years after the assault.Oftentimes, we think we are struggling alone, but support groups help us see that there are others who may dealing with similar situations and who in turn can help us get better.Support groups are open to anyone, but they are often focused on specific topics (i.e. So, take some time and do some research to find the right one for you and your current situation. Do not be discouraged if the first support group you find doesn't quite feel right.The Sexual Assault Center offers information and support for: Many services are offered in both English and Spanish.Staff and volunteers use a confidential translation service to support survivors who speak other languages.