The Survivor to Thriver manual is a guidebook for any survivor of physical, sexual and/or emotional child abuse or neglect. The manual describes the transformative journey from victim, to survivor, to thriver. There is also a corresponding trainer manual available on this site. Both manuals are helpful free resources thanks to @DeeAnna Nagel
“We wanted them to know that there are people throughout our campus who love them, care for them, and fully support them in their healing processes.” | 19 Beautiful Messages Of Love And Encouragement To Sexual Assault Survivors
19 Beautiful Messages Of Love And Encouragement To Sexual Assault Survivors
Why Survivors of Trauma Recover Differently -- Science of Us: “Unlike the social support benefits afforded to military personnel or cancer survivors, women exposed to assault are more often blamed upon disclosure,” explained Rusch. “This can confirm maladaptive perceptions of self-blame, encourage social withdrawal, and promote cognitive avoidance of trauma-related memories.” So simply having people around isn’t enough — they need to react in a properly supportive way.