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Behind the Aegis

(53,925 posts)
Wed Jul 2, 2014, 01:59 AM Jul 2014

If you are in crisis...

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If for any reason you are in crisis or need to talk, the following are good resources for our community:

Trevor Lifeline (866-488-7386) -- This is a 24hr, 7 day a week service.

RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network)
Hotline 1 800 656 HOPE

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1 800 799 SAFE

GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project

Stop It Now- Child Sexual Abuse Hotline

1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453)

The Women's Justice Center downloadable guide for rape victims.

MaleSurvivor- Overcoming sexual victimization of boys and men.

A number of state-level organizations can be found here:

Suicide Hotlines by State

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline -- 1-800-273-8255

Trans Lifeline -- 877-565-8860


DU also has a Sexual Assault Survivors Support group as well as other Support Groups.

You don't have to feel alone!

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If you are in crisis... (Original Post) Behind the Aegis Jul 2014 OP
Thank you! sheshe2 Jul 2014 #1
We're all in this life together Fearless Jul 2014 #2
Amen shenmue Jul 2014 #5
Thank you! dee_dee_st_martin Mar 2015 #11
There is beauty everywhere. Fearless Mar 2015 #14
Bookmarking Sherman A1 Jul 2014 #3
Bookmark. nt littlemissmartypants Jul 2014 #4
great collection of resources fizzgig Jul 2014 #6
Terrific. Thanks for this. closeupready Jul 2014 #7
Thanks so much theHandpuppet Jul 2014 #8
Just saw this, thanks BTA. William769 Jul 2014 #9
Excellent. Aerows Oct 2014 #10
It was very thoughtful of you to post this. dee_dee_st_martin Mar 2015 #12
Welcome ismnotwasm Mar 2015 #13
Welcome friend. icymist Mar 2015 #15
Kick...NEVER feel alone, please. Jackie Wilson Said Mar 2016 #16
Kicking after a long time vercetti2021 Sep 2022 #17
Message auto-removed Name removed Sep 2022 #18


(18,421 posts)
2. We're all in this life together
Wed Jul 2, 2014, 03:02 AM
Jul 2014

Even in our darkest hours--and we've all been there at one point or another--we are all one people, united by common ties. No one need ever feel alone. We are ALL in this together.

11. Thank you!
Mon Mar 2, 2015, 11:23 AM
Mar 2015

I do need to become active in the GLBTQ community. My sister's husband tried attacking me recently. I kept him from hitting me without even hurting him and can't even visit her anymore. My heart is broken, and I do feel alone in this world sometimes--but still seek the beauty in it.

Sherman A1

(38,958 posts)
3. Bookmarking
Wed Jul 2, 2014, 03:22 AM
Jul 2014

Thanks for posting. I will print this and give it to a friend at work who may be in need of such information at some point as she deals with an alcoholic and sometimes verbally abusive husband.

12. It was very thoughtful of you to post this.
Mon Mar 2, 2015, 11:29 AM
Mar 2015

There have been times when the only thing keeping me alive is the fact that my cat needs me. That's no small thing though. Finding him another home would not be an option because he needs me specifically, and I need him, too.

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