Throughout the year, you may hear of this month being dedicated to this cause or to that illness. April is a month dedicated to many causes, including…

Throughout the year, you may hear of this month being dedicated to this cause or to that illness. April is a month dedicated to many causes, including sexual assault awareness.


Sexual assault is any type of sexual contact or behavior that happens involuntarily, meaning there is no consent. Whether you’re a victim or a witness of a sexual assault, there is no doubt that both can have long-term negative effects on the individual. The National Sexual Violence Resource Center is sponsoring Sexual Assault Awareness Month with hopes of raising public awareness and educating our communities on how to prevent sexual assault. If you are interested in learning on how you can get involved, feel free to check out the campaign’s website.


In addition to checking out their site to find out more ways that you can get involved, I have listed one simple thing below:


TWEET!


Every Tuesday on Twitter for the month of April, experts will host a one-hour live discussion on child sexual abuse prevention. The next upcoming Twitter chat will take place on Tuesday, April 23 at at 2 pm EST with the hashtag #SAAM. More info can be found at the link listed above.


– Dyanne

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