No one deserves to be hurt or touched in a way that makes him/her feel uncomfortable whether by a stranger, an acquaintance, or family member. You have the right to say no. If you are hurt or touched in a sexual manner, you may be a victim of sexual abuse.
IT IS NOT YOUR FAULT! You don’t have to keep this secret anymore. If this is happening now or happened in the past, it is important to tell someone who will listen and believe you. You may have mixed feelings about the other person involved and about telling someone. Talking with someone can help you sort out your feelings and find ways to begin to help yourself.
In any emergency, call 911
For rape or injuries, go to an emergency room.
To seek help:
24-Hour Crisis Counseling
Mental Health Screening
24-hour crisis line (248) 334-1274
Toll Free 1-877-922-1274
The Haven is a 24-hour emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children. Counseling is available for domestic violence, teen-rape, and sexual abuse victims.
24 hours, 7 days a week
SMS: 233733 (text ‘HELP’ or ‘INFO’)
Sex trafficking or slavery is the exploitation of women and children that includes pornography and prostitution and is characterized by the use of a human being in exchange for goods or money.