Surviving Rape or Sexual Violence

Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

If you or someone you know experienced sexual abuse as a child, she or he is not alone. One in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys will be a victim before the age of 18.

PAAR can help
Individual and group counseling are available by calling PAAR at 1-866-END-RAPE (1-866-363-7273). Counseling is also available for friends and family of survivors.

Adult survivors often suffer from a variety of symptoms that include:

  • Depression
  • Drug and alcohol abuse
  • Panic attacks
  • Self-injury
  • Trust and intimacy issues
  • Flashbacks