Dealing with sexual violence can be difficult for both survivors and supporters. There are many different responses to unwanted sexual experiences and everyone will choose to support themselves in their own way. Below are some resources that might be helpful for anyone who has been affected by sexual violence. We are continually building this list of resources and if you have any others you would like to share, please contact us.

Kids Help Phone (Canada-wide): 1-800-668-6868

Mental Health Crisis Line (Canada-wide): 1-888-893-8333

Suicide and Crisis Hotline (Canada-wide): 1-800-448-3000

For a province, territory, and city listing of Sexual Assault Centres in Canada, visit the Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centre’s website: http://www.casac.ca/content/anti-violence-centres

For a comprehensive list of Suicide Crisis Support & Distress Lines in your region, please see: http://suicideprevention.ca/thinking-about-suicide/find-a-crisis-centre/

For a list of psychologists, psychiatrists, therapists, counselors, group therapy and treatment centers in the USA and Canada, please see: http://therapists.psychologytoday.com/rms/?utm_source=PT_Psych_Today&utm_medium=House_Link&utm_campaign=PT_TopNav_Find_TherapistA

Book List:

1) What You Really Really Want by Jaclyn Friedman

2) Sexual Healing Journey by Wendy Maltz

3) The Courage to Heal Workbook: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse by Laura Davis