Whatever stage you are at after rape or sexual assault, whether you are already receiving support from Survivors’ Network or not, you may find the following resources helpful.
This self help guide is for survivors of rape or sexual abuse who want to understand and process their own personal reactions to their experience. When you have suffered rape or sexual abuse it can affect how you think, how you feel, how you behave and how you see the world. This guide may help you to make sense of those feelings and behaviours. You can download this guide in Urdu, and from the original authors in Polish, Chinese, Arabic and Somali. They also have an easy-read version.
This self help guide is for men and boys who have survived sexual violence or abuse.
If you are a professional, or the parent, friend or partner of a survivor of sexual violence you may need information and support too. Please do download our Supporters Guide.
These sheets can either be read online, or downloaded and printed.