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October is Sexual Assault Awareness Month Healing After Trauma with Help from HER: Part I

We Are HER is a non-profit based out of Cardwell that helps survivors of abuse or assault heal after trauma. Today I’d like to discuss healing. While I won’t get into any explicit details on trauma, I do want to issue a trigger warning to those in the audience as I will be defining different aspects of intimate partner violence.

But first, I want to start by defining what a survivor is. Before I started doing this work, I remember my college showed us a PSA of a survivor. This woman had a black eye and tears running down her face. This is typically what we think of when we think of the word su...


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