April 15, 2024

Care Solace Article: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month - You're not alone.

This April, as we join hands with communities nationwide during Sexual Assault Awareness Month, acknowledging that countless individuals carry the weight of this experience.

Speaking out about sexual assault can be incredibly difficult, but it's important to know you are not alone. Breaking the silence is a powerful act of bravery, and healing starts with understanding, compassion, and open dialogue.

No one should face this alone. This month serves as an opportunity to challenge the stigma surrounding sexual assault and emphasize the importance of support. If you or someone you know has been affected, please know that Care Solace is here for you.

If you or someone you know has suffered from sexual assault, help is available at the National Sexual Assault Hotline, and by calling 1-800-656-HOPE

If you want to quickly be connected to a mental health care provider, contact Care Solace, a complimentary and confidential mental health care coordination service provided by Wayne-Westland Community School District:

Call 888-515-0595. Multilingual support is available 24/7/365.

Visit www.caresolace.com/wwcsd and either search on your own OR click “Book Appointment” for assistance by video chat, email, or phone.

Don’t hesitate to ask for help, use the resources around you, and never give up hope.