Rape Crisis Information



This website has information on how to heal from the trauma of rape and sexual assault.

Do you need help now? Call 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

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The first thing you should know if you were raped or sexually assaulted is that it was not your fault. Please click here to view the menu of this site. For local rape crisis hotlines click here or scroll down. You can call the National Sexual Assault Hotline, operated by RAINN, 24 hours a day at 1-800-656-HOPE (4673). RAINN will automatically refer you to a local hotline operator. To choose which crisis center you contact look up the number here. Feel free to request to speak to a person of your gender. Message boards are recommended as a good first step if you are not ready to talk. There is also emergency information on self injury, suicide and reaching out. For information on rape trauma syndrome, ptsd, ocd, date rape drugs and other related topics scroll down. This site also provides research, the effects of rape and diversity information.

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Basic hotlines: Rape Crisis 1.800.656.HOPE (4673), Self Injury 1.800.DON'T.CUT (366-8288), Suicide Hotline 1.800.SUICIDE (784.2433), Domestic Violence 1.800.799.SAFE (7233), Gay & Lesbian 1.888.THE.GLNH (1.888.843.4564), Child Abuse 1.800.4.A.CHILD (422.4453)



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