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Friends and Family of Survivors

How to Help a Friend who is a Survivor of Sexual Assault or Relationship Violence

Know that a Survivor often needs to:

SARN is here to support you too! If you need to talk, please consider our free and confidential services! We know that being a friend or family member is often very difficult and stressful, but also know that the survivor appreciates your willingness to listen and care.

Please feel free to direct the survivor to other resources or to contact SARN, especially if you start to feel overwhelmed.

Thanks for being a good friend!

This website was modeled after the Aurora Center at the University of Minnesota
May 5, 2009