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Race and the Opioid Epidemic

For the last several years, the opioid epidemic has been making headlines with growing frequency. From political podiums to religious pulpits, from Facebook comments to front page news, e...

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It Takes a Village: Sexual Violence Prevention and the Opioid Epidemic

How is the primary prevention of sexual violence linked to substance abuse, and how can we connect both of these public health issues?

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The Five Action Steps to Good Sexual Health

How we feel about ourselves and how we interact with others has a big impact on our sexual health.

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The Resource Fall 2018

The Fall 2108 edition of The Resource covers the CDC study on the lifetime cost of rape, as well as the National Coalition for Sexual Health's five action steps to good sexual health. The newsletter also spotlights the work of the Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA) and the upcoming Sexual Assault Awareness Month campaign, plus:

  • More about NSVRC's new director, Yolanda Edrington
  • Information about two new online toolkits
  • Four books from the NSVRC library you may be interested in reading

Healing the Mind, Helping the Body

Long runs outside, walking the dog, yoga, singing, journaling or any number of self-care activities offer a much needed break from life’s stressors. Most people are in need of a little se...

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Key Findings from “Sexual Identity, Sex of Sexual Contacts, and Health-Related Behaviors among Students in Grades 9–12 - United States and selected sites, 2015”

This research translation summarizes a national CDC survey from 2015 on sexual identity and health-related behaviors of high school students. The report found that students who identify a...

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SANE Program Development and Operation Guide

The purpose of the SANE Program Development and Operation Guide (Guide) is to provide a blueprint for nurses and communities that would like to start a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE...

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Key FINDINGS on Sexual Violence from the “Global status report on violence prevention 2014”

This research translation provides a summary of key findings on sexual violence as a component of interpersonal violence that is the wider focus of the Global Status Report on Violence Pr...

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