Family & friends
How to help someone who has been assaulted
Sexual abuse and assault can have enormous impact on the survivor emotionally, physically and psychologically. Learning that someone you care about: child, friend or partner has been violated in this way can be overwhelming.
Responding to children talking about sexual abuse
A child or young person is sexually abused when any person uses his or her authority over the child/young person to involve the child/young person in sexual activity.
What if my friend has been sexually assaulted?
If you have a friend who tells you that they have been sexually assaulted, then the first step towards recovery has been taken. They have chosen a trusted person to confide in.