Monthly Archives: April 2014



Upcoming 1in6 Webinars

Join us for our upcoming webinar series “Understanding, Working with and Engaging Men Sexually Abused in Childhood”. May – June 2014 1in6 is dedicated to reaching those who want and need training from all across the country, regardless of location. As such, our webinars provide those who work with men the tools they need to better… Learn more »

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Upcoming Events with 1in6 Canada

Check out these upcoming events sponsored by our partners to the North! NEWS FLASH OPPORTUNITIES TO GIVE & GET We have 3 very exciting events coming up in OTTAWA this spring and we wanted to make sure you received your own personal invitation to each one!  April 9 &10, 2014:  Transforming Trauma with Jim Hopper,… Learn more »

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Partnerships: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

As is true with the process of healing from childhood trauma, finding a community of partners has been key to the success of the work of 1in6 since our founding days, over seven years ago.  Our first partnership was with The Men’s Project (TMP) in Canada, as we were working to develop a training curriculum.  We continue to… Learn more »

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How to create SAAM events inclusive of the 1 in 6 Male Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Groups organize events, trainings, speak outs, and walk a mile in heels to raise awareness about sexual abuse. Often these events forget about an underserved population: male survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Research points to how trauma and adverse childhood experiences can increase a person’s risk of future trauma and negative coping mechanisms like risky sexual behaviors,… Learn more »

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Triggers and Healing: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

I have had over five years of therapy, speak publically at least twice a month, write over two dozen articles a year and hear from survivors every day, yet I still find I get emotionally triggered at times. We moved back to Portland recently and I found a street near our apartment that made my stomach get in a knot every time I drove there. There is a retirement center on that street where my abuser took me once. I waited in the car while he went in. I don’t remember what happened before or after that stop, but whatever it was, it wasn’t good. The memory makes me feel like someone else’s property. A thing.

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