Resources in the United States
If you or a loved one is in need of resources regarding sexual assault, please considering the following. Keep in mind that none of us at Project Consent are trained professionals, so we cannot offer licensed therapeutic or legal counseling. If you know of another resource to contribute to the list, please email us with your suggestion for future usage.
The mission of 1in6 is to help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual childhood experiences live healthier, happier lives. Our mission also includes serving family members, friends, and partners by providing information and support resources on the web and in the community. We offer outreach, education and services, in person and over the web, to men with histories of unwanted or abusive sexual experiences and anyone who cares about them. We also provide professional training.
Know Your IX is a national survivor-run, student-driven campaign to end campus sexual violence. Running on grassroots energy, we educate students across the country about their civil right to education free from sexual violence and harassment while also pushing policy and legislative changes on the national level for better federal enforcement of that same right. We work to educate our fellow students about their rights and empower them to take action for safety and equality on campus.
NSVRC believes that everyone should have access to information that will allow them to build programs and policies to end sexual violence and serve those who have been impacted. NSVRC acts as a hub of communication connecting people with the information, resources, tools, and expertise needed to effectively address and prevent sexual violence in all communities. NSVRC uses traditional and emerging forms of communication to create communities of support for preventing sexual violence.
RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the United States' largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE and online.rainn.org) in partnership with more than 1,100 local rape crisis centers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims, and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.
Stop Street Harassment (SSH) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to documenting and ending gender-based street harassment worldwide. Because street harassment is often an invisible problem (especially to people in power) and it is dismissed as being a “minor annoyance,” a “joke,” or the fault of the harassed person, our primarily focus right now is simply to document the problem and demonstrate why it’s a human rights violation that must be addressed.
AlcoholTreatment.net is a comprehensive guide for the entire treatment process - from spotting issues to find and enrolling into rehabilitation. Yet it’s more than that; it’s also an extensive educational resource that includes up to date statistics, policy and regulation information as well as a section on careers in the industry. If that’s not enough, this site also cover a list of hot button issues that can be found on the blog and in the infographics library.
The Recovery Village is an alcohol, drug, and eating disorder rehabilitation and treatment center, available across the United States. By establishing a strong collaborative alliance with our clients and their families throughout the treatment continuum, Recovery Village is able to provide long term therapeutic services, individualized to survivor needs, to assist in your journey to recovery. They also have a variety of online resources, ranging from self-care tips on their recovery blog, to information targeted towards teens, to legal assistance.