Giving Emotional Support
Two mental health professionals talk about how to counsel and comfort a survivor, and why this is necessary
What is Psychological First Aid?
A survivor of rape or sexual assault may feel fear, shock, disgust, worthlessness or numbing in the short term after the incident.
Guidelines for Counsellors
In the long run, counselling can help a survivor heal and regain control over her life. Here are some dos and don'ts for counsellors
Dial for Help
To help a survivor of rape or sexual assault overcome the trauma of the incident, assist her to find a mental health helpline
The Journey Towards Healing
Dr Shaayestah Merchant suggests a few resources for survivors of rape and sexual assault and those counselling them