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

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

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

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