Jan. 5, 2022

Healing After Military Sexual Assault

Healing After Military Sexual Assault

Vanessa is a veteran and a survivor of sexual assault within the military. Vanessa shares her story of trauma, her feelings of shame and lack of self-worth, and her spiral into depression which nearly ended in suicide. She found strength and she has moved into a place of growth, empowerment, self-love, and healing. Vanessa is sharing her story in the hope that it will help others find their own strength and feel less alone.

Episode Notes

https://www.rainn.org/

For Veterans:
https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/

https://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/index.asp?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=search-va&utm_content=mental-health&utm_term=veterans%20affairs%20suicide&gclid=Cj0KCQiAnuGNBhCPARIsACbnLzraUHWNq6E6eCF_zXPFw6ioOy9ZbM6Ecyjj9ZZuiEDoTEow237hYH8aAr2HEALw_wcB

More About Military Sexual Assault

https://www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RRA1318-1.html#:~:text=One%20in%2016%20women%20and,and%20one%20in%2016%20men.

https://www.rand.org/news/press/2021/07/19.html

TW for this article
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/03/magazine/military-sexual-assault.html

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Vanessa

Vanessa is a veteran who served in the US Air Force. She is a survivor of sexual assault within the military. She is a singer, actor, and a beautiful human being of deep faith.