If You Are In Crisis:
Crisis Text Line
If you are in crisis - however you define that - text HELP to 741741 to be connected to a trained crisis counselor who will listen and help.
People who are in immediate crisis and need support
People who need help supporting someone in crisis
National Suicide Prevention Line
The Lifeline provides 24/7 , free, confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
People who are feeling suicial or experiencing suicidal ideation.
Jewish Resources for Survivors:
Zaakah works tirelessly to advocate for survivors of childhood sexual abuse in the Orthodox Jewish community by raising awareness, organizing educational events, and advocating for legislative reform.
The Jewish Survivors of Harassment and Abuse Network is a grassroots organization responding to the needs of those harmed in Jewish communal contexts. JSHAN also runs online Zoom support groups and an annual conference.
Migdal Emunah (UK)
Migdal Emunah provides practical and emotional support in a variety of ways for victims and those affected by the trauma of sexual abuse, and povides services to meet the needs of their clients including, access to advice, advocacy and support.
Good For: Survivors looking for sexual abise survivor services in the UK.
General Resources for Survivors:
RAINN is the largest anti-sexual violence organization and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline. RAINN also carries out sexual assault prevention programs and helps survivors ensure thatperpetrators are brought to justice.
One in six men experience sexual assault or abuse at some point in their lives. 1in6.org is dedicated to helping those men live happier and healthier lives.
Their mission also includes helping family members and partners of survivors.
WomensLaw.org is dedicated to providing legal information in plain language and legal resources to survivors. Despite its name, this information is relevant to all genders and will provide information to anyone reaching out with legall questions regarding sexual abuse and domestic violence.
Mt. Sinai 's SAVI
SAVI provides high quality direct services to survivors of sexual abuse, including immediate crisis intervention, counseling and education. SAVI therapists are also experienced in working with survivors in the frum community and fees are on a sliding scale.
Good For: Survivors looking for crisis intervention and therapy services.
Mental Health Resources:
Now Matters Now
This is a collection of lessons about mindfullness, DBT, and other emotional regulation skills to help those with suicidal thoughts and ideation.
Half Of Us
If you experience depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, self injury or body image issues, this website is a great jumping off point for educating yourself and finding resources.
Calm Harm is a fantastic app that helps people who self harm ride the urge to self harm, distract, and track emotions.
Doctor's Letter for Survivors
Doctor's appointments medical procedures can be extremely triggering and scary for survivors of sexual abuse. Use this letter to help communicate your needs and concerns to your doctor and help them, help you!
Let's Get Thru the Day Playlist
Music is powerful! So on social media, we asked, "What songs help you get through a difficult day?" and this Spotify playlist is the result! Got your own to add? Shoot us a message!