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Self-Expression through Creative Writing

August 11, 2017

Spoken word, poetry, prose, and creative writing are all ways to express yourself and what you’re experiencing. Writing down and performing your thoughts can serve to transform the intangibility of your emotions and experiences into something more. They serve as a way for you to make your feelings tangible and real. Andrea Gibson, a well-known...continue

For LGBTQI+ Survivors: Four Things to Know

June 29, 2017

Members of the LGBTQI+ community are not immune to rape or sexual abuse.  In fact, studies show that people who self-identify as LGBTQI+ are more likely to have experienced some sort of sexual trauma in their lifetime. Dealing with trauma associated with rape or sexual abuse on top of sexual orientation and gender-based discrimination and...continue

How to Support a Family Member or Friend Who is a Survivor

June 25, 2017

When someone you care about confides in you that they have experienced rape or sexual abuse, it can be a challenging conversation. You may feel that you want to help them, but maybe aren’t sure how, or what to say. Below are eight suggestions for ways to support a friend or family member who is...continue

The Plain Dealer Names Cleveland Rape Crisis Center a Winner of the Northeast Ohio 2017 Top Workplaces Award

June 20, 2017

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by The Plain Dealer.  The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement.  Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including...continue

5 Self-Care Tips

June 20, 2017

Practicing Self-care is vital to your healing process. Whether you or someone you care about experienced or witnessed sexual violence, self-care is integral to recovery. Cleveland Rape Crisis Center has created a list of self-care exercises and ideas for you to try. Physical Activity Motivating yourself to engage in physical activity can be difficult, but...continue

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center Opens New Office Location in Westlake to Serve Survivors of Rape and Sexual Abuse in Western Cuyahoga County Closer to Home

June 19, 2017

Cleveland, OH (June 19, 2017) – Cleveland Rape Crisis Center is pleased to announce the opening of its new Westside Office, located at 27887 Clemens Road, Westlake, OH 44145, to provide direct services to survivors of rape and sexual abuse. The Westside Office will offer survivors of rape and sexual abuse in Western Cuyahoga County with an...continue

For Male Survivors: 5 Things to Know

June 15, 2017

Many people may be surprised to learn that Cleveland Rape Crisis Center offers services for male survivors of rape and sexual abuse. In fact, 1 in 71 men are survivors of rape. Below are five things for male survivors of rape to know if they’re thinking about reaching out for help. You are not alone....continue

Change Starts Here – Cleveland Rape Crisis Center Video

June 9, 2017

Change Starts Here. Learn more about how Cleveland Rape Crisis Center creates in our community in a new video about the Mission and Services offered by Cleveland Rape Crisis Center. Join us in the fight against sexual violence.    ...continue

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