MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
According to RAINN, every 68 seconds, an american is sexually assaulted.
The term “sexual violence” is an all-encompassing, non-legal term that refers to crimes like sexual assault, rape, and sexual abuse. The legal definition of crimes vary from state to state. There are often other crimes and forms of violence that arise jointly with crimes like sexual assault.
This is an ever evolving list of resources about sexual violence that will help on various aspects from education, awareness, tools for parents, tools for educators, and support for survivors.
RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE, online.rainn.org y rainn.org/es) in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.
The Crime Victim Services Division of the Office of the Attorney General assists victims of sexual assault by providing information and administering victim services-related programs.
TAASA is the unifying voice to eliminate sexual violence in Texas. As the statewide coalition of survivors, advocates, rape crisis centers, and allied professionals, the TAASA is committed to fostering a culture that respects the fundamental rights and dignity of all.
Texas law and the Texas Constitution provide for various rights of crime victims during the criminal justice process, but they can be difficult to enforce without legal assistance. If you are the victim of a sexual assault, it’s important to know your rights.
The mission of the Family Crisis Center is to be the expert resource and service provider in eliminating domestic and sexual violence in Bastrop, Colorado, Fayette, and Lee Counties. The Family Crisis Center envisions a safe community built on equality without the existence of violence.
The SAFE Alliance is a merger of Austin Children’s Shelter and SafePlace, both long-standing and respected human service agencies in Austin serving the survivors of child abuse, sexual assault and exploitation, and domestic violence.
NO MORE is dedicated to ending domestic violence and sexual assault by increasing awareness, inspiring action and fueling culture change.
Statewide anti-sexual violence organizations know well the vital role played by the federal government in their work and the work of police and prosecutors. They also understand that this assistance exists under constant threat.
That’s why leaders from these statewide organizations joined with local rape crisis centers and prominent national advocates to create the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence. Its mission: is to provide a missing voice in Washington for state coalitions and local programs advocating and organizing against sexual violence and for survivors.
The National Alliance to End Sexual Violence educates the policy community about federal laws, legislation, and appropriations impacting the fight to end sexual violence. Its team of experts and advocates, donate time away from their state and local groups, publish written analysis, track legislation, provide media interviews, and advise members of Congress and the executive branch.
RALIANCE partners with a wide range of organizations to improve their cultures and create environments free from sexual harassment, misconduct and abuse. Every day, RALIANCE helps leaders establish safe workplaces and strong communities by advancing research, influencing policy, and supporting innovative programs. RALIANCE is based in Washington, DC and combines decades of experience and resources from three leading national sexual violence prevention organizations into a single, unified force.