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Make sure they know they have people to go to

I know that a lot of girls need that help. It is a very subjective thing, and it is a very personal thing. Um, so, yeah kind of just going back to the "if it were to happen to someone I know," I wouldn’t just assume that they are going to be okay on their own. I would make sure that they know that they have people to go to.


  • Use approaches that are trauma informed and survivor-centred.

  • Present learning materials in a way that is helpful to a friend supporting a victim/survivor.