Coping with Sexual Assault: A Guide to Healing for Male Survivors & Their Loved Ones
50 pages plus introduction. Size 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 near-teal cover (other colors available upon request). This booklet was written specifically for adult male sexual assault survivors and their loved ones. It was developed by a team of experts in the field and reviewed by a national advisory council including survivors. It includes extensive trauma-informed information about healing and recovering after a sexual assault for male survivors including: medical care and options, reporting concerns, the criminal justice process, and additional resources. Also covered is the impact and intersection of gender identity, sexual orientation, culture, race, and abilities. Special sections are written for:
- victims of intimate partner violence
- bisexual men
- gay men
- transgender men
- male survivors of color
- male survivors with disabilities
- male victims of hate crimes
- male survivors with multiple marginalized identities
This resource for male survivors should be available at all Rape Crisis Programs, hospitals, health clinics, mental health counseling offices, police departments, military installations, veteran's medical centers, colleges, universities and more.
"This is a much needed resource. I will make sure it is available all over our campus and in our community to let men know it was not their fault and they are not alone. It happens to so many men who never tell anyone." --A survivor and victim advocateFUNDRAISING IDEA! Contact a fraternity or men's group at your local college or university and ask them to underwrite the purchase of these publications for your clients: A $250 gift from your group will ensure 100 male victims of sexual assault will receive this important resource. Offer to acknowledge their donation and their organization's name on the back of all booklets.