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Self-compassion entails being warm and understanding toward ourselves when we suffer, fail, or feel inadequate, rather than ignoring our pain or flagellating ourselves with self-criticism.
The mission of 1in6.org is to help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in childhood live healthier, happier lives. This includes providing resources for people who care about them.
A Call To Men
A Call to Men is a leading national men’s organization addressing men’s violence against women, and the eradication of sexism, while maintaining strong coalitions with women’s organizations already doing this important work. They help to organize communities in order to raise awareness and get men involved in ending violence against women. A Call to Men believes that ending violence against women is primarily the responsibility of men.
Children’s Advocacy Centers of Texas, Inc.
This state association promotes the efforts of local Children’s Advocacy Centers in the state of Texas. They offer assistance by coordinating and providing training, providing technical assistance and offering resources and funding to Children’s Advocacy Centers including HCWC’s Roxanne’s House.
The Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center Client Stories web pages allow you to read the stories of real survivors of abuse.
Family Violence Program of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission
The Family Violence Program of the State of Texas promotes self-sufficiency, safety and long-term independence from family violence for adult victims and their children. The program provides emergency shelter and support services to victims and their children, educates the public and provides training and prevention support to various agencies.
Humane Society Advice for Domestic Violence Victims with Pets
Information about pets, domestic violence and how to prepare your pets to leave.
Male Survivor is committed to preventing, healing, and eliminating all forms of sexual victimization of boys and men through support, treatment, research, education, advocacy, and activism.
Men Can Stop Rape
Men Can Stop Rape mobilizes male youth to prevent men’s violence against women. They build young men’s capacity to challenge harmful aspects of traditional masculinity, to value alternative visions of male strength, and to embrace their vital role as allies with women and girls in fostering healthy relationships and gender equity.
National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
The NCDSV designs, provides and customizes training and consultation; influences policy, promotes collaboration; and enhances diversity with the goal of ending domestic and sexual violence.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
The National Domestic Violence Hotline is a multi-lingual hotline that receives calls for information and referrals nationwide 24 hours a day. The National Domestic Violence Hotline can directly connect you with a domestic violence program that serves your geographic area.
National Organization of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault
SCESA was born out of a desire for Women of Color in the anti-sexual assault movement across the country to reclaim their leadership and ensure inclusion of their experiences in ending sexual assault.
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center serves as the nation’s principle information and resource center regarding all aspects of sexual violence. It provides national leadership, consultation and technical assistance by generating and facilitating the development and flow of information on sexual violence intervention and prevention strategies. The NSVRC works to address the causes and impact of sexual violence through collaboration, prevention efforts and the distribution of resources.
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network
RAINN is America’s only national sexual assault hotline. Through a network of 853 member rape crisis hotlines, the free and confidential hotline provides help 24 hours a day. RAINN can also connnect you to the sexual assault program in your geographic area.
Sexual Assault Support for the DoD Community (Military)
The safehelpline.org website provides vital information about recovering from and reporting sexual assault. Specially trained Safe Helpline staff will offer one-on-one advice, support and information to the worldwide Department of Defense community. The service is anonymous, secure and available 24/7. Operated by RAINN through a contract with the Department of Defense’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office.
Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA)
TAASA is the membership organization for sexual assault programs throughout the state.This site provides sexual assault statistics and information for Texas and the United States.
Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV)
TCFV is the membership organization for domestic violence programs throughout Texas. This site offers valuable information about family violence programs in Texas.