Join one of our weekly chat-based support groups, facilitated by a counselor.
At least 1 in 6 men have been sexually abused or assaulted.
Chat confidentially with a trained advocate through the national helpline, 24/7.
Chat anonymously within a group, facilitated by a counselor.
“I can talk about it. It’s still really painful…but if I keep talking about it, something will click…”
“The Army gave me stripes. I got ‘em quick. But I knew I was hiding behind the stripes.”
Walter’s commitment to therapy, meditation and running have propelled him along his path of healing after a decade of sexual abuse as a child.
“I thought that was the best way to cope with it because I couldn’t tell anyone. I had made that decision.”
Religious faith has helped restore Raymond’s capacity to trust, and therefore to connect with others. In so doing it is healing the breach created by four years of sexual abuse.
“Being raped, being sexually abused, it’s a small snippet of my story. I have an amazing story.”
“My life is once again filled with light and promise. The darkness, fear, and shame are in my past. I am happy.”
“It happens to everybody from all walks of life […] You can have a great life, and there’s support, there’s people there who will help you.”
“Music is a heartbeat. It keeps me going. It moves me. It shapes me. It creates me. It is who I am.”
Abused by an uncle, but never disconnected from his family’s love, Julio found the strength and courage to forgive.
Tony’s love of acting, and the human connection he found through it, gave him a pathway to healing after he was abused by a mentor.
All groups are facilitated by a counselor. They function just like a chat room: choose an anonymous screen name, enter the group, and start typing. There's no audio or video, and we don't collect any personal information.
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