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This page contains a table of contents for the Askios website, and can help you find your way around if you are looking for something specific. Click on any underlined title to go to that page.


HOME

(introduction - history )

 
CONTENTS
 

 

 

FOR SURVIVORS

(moving past denial - realising it wasn't our fault - understanding how it affected us - making a decision to heal - beginning to feel - boys get abused too)

 
FOR ACTIVISTS

(staying informed - promoting your services - sharing your news and views - campaign, projects and resources)

 
FOR HEALERS

(people need you - news and updates - database of mental health professionals - useful links)

 

Mental Health Professionals Form

(form for listing mental health professionals on the Askios Database)

 
FOR FAMILY & FRIENDS

(for families and friends - for partners - general tips)

 
DATABASES
(services for survivors - related services for survivors - CSA services - mental health professionals - support groups - helplines)
 
LINKS

(survivor websites - survivor blogs - organisations in India - organisations around Asia)

 
What Is Abuse?

(emotional abuse - child sexual abuse - physical abuse)

 
How Abuse Happens

(characteristics of abusers - abuser tactics - grooming)

 
Long-term Effects of Abuse

(the scars we pretend we can't see - not so comfortably numb - our bodies remember - when pain implodes - needing someone, anyone or no-one - when love's just a four-letter word)

 

Addictions

(general - alcohol and drug addiction - addictive relationships - other addictions)

 
Body Issues


Depression


Relationships

(general - with our children - with our partners)

 

Sexual Issues


Healing

(healing takes time - healing takes love - healing takes courage - healing takes effort - healing yourself - getting professional help)

 

Self-Help

(coping with crisis - nurturing ourselves - reaching out)

 

Emergencies

(flashbacks - panic attacks - self-injury - suicidal thoughts)


Self-Care

(loving yourself - asserting yourself - writing to yourself - telling yourself - strengthening yourself - soothing yourself - expressing yourself)


Support Networks

(support groups - internet connections - international support programmes - e-groups and online forums)


Therapy

(finding a therapist in your city - evaluating therapists - types of therapy)
 

Emotions

(anger - shame - guilt - grief)
 

Male Survivors

(myths and misconceptions - how can boys be victims? - are boys less traumatised than girls? - how can a woman be an abuser? - if the boy gets aroused, why is it called abuse? - do abused boys become abusers? - does abuse make a boy homosexual? - is it mostly homosexual men who abuse boys? - male survivors' blogs - male survivor organisations)
 
CONTACT ME

(send an email - sign the guestbook - submit a link)

 
BEFORE YOU LEAVE