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National Health Observances

Effects of Sexual Violence

Sexual violence can have psychological, emotional, and physical effects on a survivor. These effects aren’t always easy to deal with, but with the right help and support they can be managed. Learning more can help you find the best form of care to begin the healing process.


·         Depression

·         Flashbacks

·         Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

·         Self-Harm

·         Sexually Transmitted Infections

·         Substance Abuse

·         Dissociation

·         Eating Disorders

·         Pregnancy

·         Sleep Disorders

·         Suicide

·         Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse