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The Mental Health Consequences of Sexual Assault Expert Q&A Webinar
April 17, 2019
Sponsoring
Organization(s):
Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), U.S. Department of Justice
Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC)
City: 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET
Country: Satellite/Web Based
Event Site: Virtual
Audience/
Additional
Information:
Survivors of sexual assault are at heightened risk for a variety of mental health problems, including PTSD, depression, and anxiety. They are also more likely to consider or attempt suicide. This session will provide information from an extensive meta-analysis of research focused on the range of mental health problems that are associated with sexual assault and discuss risk factors for developing mental health problems after victimization. The discussion will address the role of service providers, friends, family, and other loved ones in supporting survivors.
Event URL: https://www.ovcttac.gov/expert-qa/
Event
Contact:
Name: Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center
Phone: 866-682-8822
Email: TTAC@ovcttac.org



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