If you or someone you know has experienced sexual assault or misconduct, help is available 24/7. For information on confidential helplines, sexual assault reporting procedures, and mental health resources, click here.
What to Say When a Survivor Discloses their Abuse to You
You may be unsure how to respond to someone who discloses that they’ve been sexually assaulted to you. Being there as a trusted ally is an incredibly important and difficult role. These tips can help you navigate the disclosure conversation with care and compassion.
A growing number of mental health resources are available through both national equestrian federations and non-profit organizations to provide support to survivors and the people around them. Take advantage of these resources—they’re here to help.