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Collaboration for Awareness — Latin@ Male Survivors: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

Sexual violence is an issue that impacts the lives of boys and men as well as women and girls in all communities. Unwanted and abusive sexual experiences in childhood affect 1 in 6 men across categories defined by race, class, ethnicity, sexual orientation, culture, religion and other characteristics and traits. As part of the activities to… Learn more »

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1in6 Board Chair David Lisak Speaks at Cannon Air Force Base

Article featured on Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System website, written by Staff Sgt. Alexxis Mercer. Photo also by Alexxis Mercer. CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. – Dr. David Lisak, a nationally recognized forensic consultant, professional trainer and lecturer in the field of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, provided his expertise to Cannon’s Air Commandos… Learn more »

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Boundaries: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

No matter what the time of year, survivors are often faced with “family” gatherings that can elicit feelings of excitement for some, dread for others and both for some of us. The upcoming Passover and Easter holidays are no exception. I have recently explored keeping healthier boundaries in place that allow for room to breathe and reciprocity…. Learn more »

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The Importance of Positive Triggers: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

Our senses play a powerful role in memory. Often times the simplest of things can serve as a trigger, causing us to remember a time or experience. Unfortunately in many of our circumstances, these triggers are not always the positive kind; they can tie to harsh memories and stories we wish we could forget. In… Learn more »

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Carrying the Weight: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

“Hope you’re well. I’m having some anxiety this morning so I thought I’d reach out to a friend. No specific questions – just looking for some support I guess.” I got this email from a young man that reached out looking for support in his healing from severe abuse by his biological father. He was… Learn more »

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