Trauma, Stress, Crisis, and Memory After Sexual Assault

When someone comes forward with a case of assault, it can be difficult forĀ others to fully understand the experience of the survivor and the lives they have to live moving forward. We have touched before on related topics, like how to help victims, the barriers some face, and how damaging abuse like this can be. With information outlined in our Medical Response to Adult Sexual Assault, we can look into some of the mental disruption sexual assault causes and how sexual assault is categorized as a traumatic event. Read More »

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Barriers to Male Victims of Sexual Assault

Any form of sexual assault or rape is unacceptable and damaging to those who have experienced the assault and everyone around them. When it comes to victim population, men are less likely to report when they have been victimized and are less likely to seek help. As outlined in our Medical Response to Adult Sexual Assault, some barriers and vulnerabilities contribute to why that is. Read More »