By joining After Silence you become part of a community that understands your struggles. This site is offered for support of other rape and sexual abuse survivors.
It is not meant to be a substitute for any kind of professional help.
If you refuse to do so, the crisis counselor may use available information (such as your IP address) to assist emergency services in providing additional assistance.
After Silence is designed to help victims become survivors, and communicate in the recovery of sexual violence.
We believe that breaking the silence is the first step toward recovery and it is our mission to provide a safe, loving, and thought-provoking online support group for each rape and sexual abuse survivor to speak out, ask for help, and give help in return. ) that you are not alone can make all the difference.
Learn more about our support forums for healing and recovery.
While HAVEN has taken steps to protect your safety and anonymity, there are also ways for you to clear all traces of your visit. We encrypt every transcript, which means that as soon as you hit send, no one can intercept your message.
Please note: Womens has no relationship with these websites and cannot vouch for their safety or credibility.
Here you may speak freely without identifying yourself.
At times the path to healing may seem an arduous and somewhat frightening one, but you don't have to go through it alone.
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center serves survivors of rape and sexual abuse in Northeast Ohio, including Cuyahoga County, Lake County, Geauga County and Ashtabula County.
For a list of resources in other areas, please view our Additional Resources page.