Saturday, April 23, 2016

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Thanks/Praise to God

APRIL IS NATIONAL SEXUAL ASSAULT
AWARENESS & PREVENTION MONTH:
part 4:

Sexual violence is a very serious public health problem that affects millions of women & men.

In the USA, most victims first experienced sexual violence before they were 25 years old.

The ultimate goal is to call attention 
to & stop sexual violence before it begins.

UNDERSTANDING SEXUAL VIOLENCE:
Sexual violence is any sexual activity where consent is not freely given. This includes completed or attempted sex acts that are against the victim's will or involve a victim who is unable to consent.

Sexual violence also includes: unwanted sexual contact & non-contact, unwanted sexual experiences (such as verbal sexual harassment)

Sexual violence can be committed by anyone:
a current or former intimate partner
A family member
A person in a position of power or trust
A friend or acquaintance
A stranger, or someone known only by sight

Sexual violence impacts health in many ways & can lead to long-term physical & mental health problems.

For example, victims may experience chronic pain, headaches, & sexually transmitted diseases.

They are often fearful or anxious & may have problems trusting others. 

Anger & stress can lead to eating disorders, depression, & even suicidal thoughts.

CDC uses a 4-step Approach to address public health problems such as sexual violence:

1) Define the problem
2) Identify risk & protective factors
3) Develop & test prevention strategies
4) Assure widespread adoption

THE ULTIMATE GOAL IS TO STOP SEXUAL VIOLENCE BEFORE IT BEGINS!!!

Thanks for your time!!!

Jonathan Gordon 793350
H2B115L
Stafford Creek Corrections Center 
Aberdeen,WA 98520


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