Recovering from sexual assault takes time and the process varies from survivor to survivor.
Learn some helpful tips to ensure your personal safety and comfort.
Everyone reacts and copes with their experiences differently and there is no right or wrong way. It may, however, be helpful to know that your responses are common and normal for your situation.
Be prepared and learn more about some of the ongoing effects that survivors can experience so that you know what to expect.
As with most traumatic experiences, survivors of sexual abuse are vulnerable to ongoing risks. Seeking support from others or helping yourself can increase protective factors that will support you in finding safe and healthy ways to manage the potential reactions.