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Ten Things Survivors Should Know About the Title IX Rollback

There are some important things that survivors should know about the Title IX rollback. Sexual violence advocates, survivors, and allies are reacting strongly to the rollback of Title IX guidelines by the Trump administration. There are a few things we think survivors should know. What Just Happened Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos warned that she would not protect the
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How To Practice Self-Compassion in 6 Steps

Anyone can learn to be more compassionate towards themselves, here are 6 tips for how to practice self-compassion. I am the most hurtful towards myself. For as long as I can remember, I have sought out reasons why I was to blame for negative outcomes. I heard critical voices with more clarity than supportive ones.

How to Take Care of Your Mental Health While Traveling

Even people without a diagnosis can have a mental health condition emerge during travel, which is why you should take care of your mental health while traveling. Travel can be enormously beneficial to mental health. Seeing the world can teach important skills for adapting to new circumstances and make you more open-minded. Engaging with different cultures

The Family and Medical Leave Act and Addiction Treatment

The United States does not have a great health care system to help people with substance use disorders (SUD). At every socioeconomic level, treatment is not easy to access. Stereotypes about addicts are outdated and inaccurate. Addiction and alcoholism are usually treated like moral failings or personal choice. The trope of the homeless alcoholic wandering the
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How Journaling Has Helped Me Heal

From a young age, I learned that writing about my pain was like talking to a friend. My journal has traveled as far and wide as I have.
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Cutting Domestic Violence Programs is Dangerous

The current political climate in the United States is putting victims of intimate partner violence (IPV) and the police officers who respond to their emergency calls in greater danger. President Donald Trump has repeatedly said one of his top issues is protecting police officers; the White House website even included “Standing Up For Our Law Enforcement Community” as part of its priorities. But

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Fact Sheets

Emergency Resources

Domestic Violence

In an emergency call 911

1-800-799-7233 (SAFE)

200 languages (USA based)
TTY 1-800-787-3224
Online chat

hotline.org

1-866-879-6636 (USWOMEN)

International toll-free
866uswomen.org

Suicide Prevention

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1-800-273-8255 (TALK)

Connect with a local crisis center (USA based)
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suicidepreventionlifeline.org

IMAlive

Virtual crisis center
imalive.org

International

Listings of suicide hotlines worldwide
suicide.org
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Young People

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1-866-331-9474

Help with dating abuse for teens (USA based)
Online chat
Text “LOVEIS” to 22522
loveisrespect.org

1-800-422-4453 (4-A-Child)

Child abuse hotline (USA based)
childhelp.org

1-866-488-7386

LGBTQ youth crisis intervention and suicide prevention
Online chat
Text “Trevor” to 1-202-304-1200
thetrevorproject.org

Crisis Support

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Crisis Text Line

24/7 support
Text: “HOME” to 741741
crisistextline.org

 

1-800-273-8255

Crisis call center (USA based)
Text: “ANSWER” to 839863
crisiscallcenter.org

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