- Get Help
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There are a lot of resources and services available for you to learn more about sexualized violence, sexual health, and relationships. Here are a few that we've found:
- Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Websites
- Sexual Health Websites
- Other Youth Websites
- Online Safety Websites
www.vwsac.com - Women's Sexual Assault Centre has counselling for women ages 13 and up who have been sexually assaulted. Crisis line 383-3232
www.seeitandstopit.org - a website with ways for youth to stop relationship violence. Do the QUIZ!!
www.whynotask.org - honest info for young adults about communicating about sex.
www.ststephenshouse.com/littleblackbook - all written by teen girls, this is a great book on everything to do with love, relationships and being a strong woman.
www.menagainstsexualviolence.org - an organization for men that want to help stop sexual assault.
www.leaveoutviolence.com - a multi media program for youth that deals with stopping violence.
www.rainn.org - The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network. A non-profit organization, operating a national hotline for victims of sexual assault all over the US.
www.datesafeproject.org - The Date Safe Project. A non-profit organization focused on promoting communication and consent.
www.thesafespace.org - a resource on the web where teens and young adults can learn about domestic and dating violence, as well as their legal rights and options.
www.rcni.ie - Rape Crisis Network Ireland. The national representative body for Rape Crisis Centres in Ireland.
www.nativeyouthsexualhealth.com - the Native Youth Sexual Health Network is "a North-America wide organization working on issues of healthy sexuality, cultural competency, youth empowerment, reproductive justice, and sex positivity by and for Native youth."
www.sistersong.net - SisterSong Women of Colour Reproductive Health Collective.
www.scarleteen.com - "Sex Education for the real world."
www.planetahead.ca - Captain Condom and Luci Lubricant bring you info on sex, safety and relationships. A fun interactive site from a group of Vancouver youth.
http://sexualityandu.ca An interactive website all about sexual health.
www.youthco.org - a site for youth about sexual health and how to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS and Hep C
www.teenwire.com -Articles and info by teens on all the real issues teens deal with.
www.spiderbytes.ca - Canadian site for youth about healthy sexuality and relationships.
www.sxetc.org - a website by youth for youth! Lots of articles on sexuality written by youth.
www.iwannaknow.org - a place to ask anonymous questions and get honest, straightfordward answers.
www.positive.org – the coalition for positive sexuality has info on homosexuality, safe sex, and how to get sex education into your school.
www.gurl.com - lots of information for girls ages 11 and up on sexual health, relationships, and being strong.
www.vnfc.ca - As stated on the website, "The VNFC mandate is to meet the needs of Native people in the Greater Victoria area by providing them with services and information designed to enhance traditional values and cultures of the Native Peoples."
www.streetdrugs.org - factual, straighforward information about all kinds of drugs. Get informed.
www.safeonlineoutreach.com - excellent information about online safety. Good links to other sites about on line safety for youth.
www.chatdanger.com - good information for youth and parents about how to stay safe in chat rooms.
Vancouver Island Crisis Line 1-888-494-3888. Also, access VICL online at www.cvis.ca
www.islandsexualhealth.org - information about birth control and sexuality. Services available including affordable birth control, pregnancy options, pap tests. Call (250) 592-3479.
www.bc-malesurvivors.com - BC Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse counselling and support for male survivors. call 381-0493
www.victoriayouthclinic.ca - free, confidential health services including birth control, pap tests, and counselling. Call (250) 388-7841.
www.marymanning.com - counselling for children, youth and their families who have experienced sexual abuse. Call (250) 385-6111
Cynthis L. Mather, How Long Does It Hurt? A guide to recovering from incest and sexual abuse for teenagers, their friends and their famililes, Jossey-Bass, 1994.
Barbara Bean and Shari Bennett. The Me Nobody Knows; a guide for teen survivors. Lexington Books, 1993.
Today’s Talk About Sexual Assault; a booklet for teens. Victoria Women’s Sexual Assault Centre, 1994.
Ellen Bass and Laura Davis. The Courage to Heal. Harper and Row. 1991
Ester Drill, Heather McDonald, Rebecca Odes, Deal With It: A Whole New Approach to Your Body, Brain and Life as a Gurl, 2002.
The Little Black Book: A Book on Healthy Sexuality Written By Grrrls for Grrrls, St. Stephen’s Community House, 91 Bellevue Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 2N8, (416) 925-2103. www.ststephenshouse.com (please contact to order).
Deborah M. Roffman, Sex and Sensibility: A Thinking Parents Guide to Talking Sense about Sex. Perseus Publishing, 2001.
Anita Roberts, Safeteen: Powerful Alternatives to Violence, Polestar, 2001.
Leora Tanenbaum, Slut: Growing Up Female With a Bad Reputation, Perennial, 2000.
Mary Wells, Canada’s Law on Child Sexual Abuse: A Handbook, Minister of Supply and Services Canada, 1990
Mike Domitrz, Can I Kiss You? a Candid Look at Dating, Communication, Respect, and Sexual Assault Awareness, Awareness Communications. www.canikissyou.com (please contact to order).