Social awareness around sexual and domestic violence—and the culture that perpetuates it—has never been greater with the rise of national movements like #MeToo and Time’s Up.
The #NEone social media campaign asks you to join the Nebraska Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence and organizations across the nation to put a stop to this epidemic.
Because #NEone can be a victim.
And #NEone can take a stand.
The Anti-Violence Project offers free, bilingual crisis intervention and support to LGBTQ and HIV-affected survivors of any type of violence as well as to those who love and support survivors, including those who have lost a loved one to violence.
loveisrespect is a project of the National Domestic Violence Hotline and Break the Cycle and is a fantastic resource for advice and info on healthy dating. Its mission is to empower youth and young adults to prevent and end abusive relationships. Peer advocates can be reached via phone, online chat or text (“loveis” to 22522).
The center’s VictimConnect Resource Center is a place for victims of any crime nationwide to learn about their rights and seek out resources, including legal aid, advocacy and treatment.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline is free, confidential and available in English and Spanish. The website offers a round-the-clock chat function as well as a wealth of resources with information for state coalitions, counseling services, shelters and legal aid.
RAINN, the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network, is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline, which is free, confidential and available in English and Spanish. RAINN works in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense.
Safe Horizon has a free, confidential national hotline in English and Spanish for domestic violence survivors, rape, incest, abuse and sexual assault survivors and victims of other violent crimes. Counselors are available to talk about your situation (whether it’s recent or not) as well as help you figure out the next steps, whether that’s in the form of counseling, legal aid, safety planning or finding a shelter.
1in6 is a resource for men who have experienced unwanted or abusive sexual experiences. They offer recovery information for men, men’s stories of trauma and recovery, online chat support with trained advocates through their website and anonymous online support groups facilitated by a professional counselor. Support groups meet every Monday and Wednesday.
The NSVRC offers up-to-date research and resources on sexual violence recovery, including news, projects, special collections, publications and a library. They also offer a database for survivors seeking help in the form of individual or group counseling, support groups, community outreach, advocacy and more.