Sexual assault is an isolating expertise that disconnects survivors from a way of stability and wellness. At VSAC we all know that therapeutic is about connection: to ourselves, our inner-strength and resiliency, and to one another. Over the last month of isolation and bodily distancing, the significance of social connection has been amplified for us all.
To construct a way of connection and group, we’re bringing you a collection of movies – fireplace chats – with the purpose of sharing extra deeply about who we’re and what we do.
Over the following month, we’ll be offering details about our providers, suggestions for assist and grounding, and the way we proceed to assist survivors to revive a way of security and stability as we navigate these unsure occasions.
In the present day’s fireplace chat is an introduction to a few of our workers. Meet Elijah, Shannon, and Karen and find out how we’re responding to survivors throughout COVID-19.
We hope you’ll tune in subsequent week for half two of our fireplace chat. In subsequent week’s video Shannon and Karen focus on the impacts of the pandemic on survivors and why situations of gender-based violence rise throughout crises.
If you’re in want of providers, we’re right here for you:
When you have been just lately assaulted: Entry our 24-hour Sexual Assault Response Crew service by calling the Vancouver Island Disaster Line (1-888-494-3888) and requesting to talk to a VSAC Sexual Assault Help Employee.
To entry our different providers: Name our Entry Line (250-383-3232) or electronic mail
For rapid emotional assist name the Vancouver Island Disaster Line (1-888-494-3888 ) and/or if in case you have well being issues name HealthLink BC at 811 or your well being care supplier.
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