“A Pedophile in Full Groom.” TRIGGER WARNING
This episode, discusses sexual assault and/or violence which may be triggering to survivors. This is an attempt to forewarn audiences of content that may cause intense physiological and psychological symptoms for people with history and lived experiences with sexual abuse, psychological distress such as anxiety, depression, and suicidality — UNNI Podcast host Bianca McCall is joined by Marilyn Hawes & reconnected with Lourdes-Anne Requena, from London, United Kingdom. Hawes & Requena discuss the treatment of young people, in the United Kingdom; addressing pedophilia and the church, the degree of manipulation and grooming between the perpetrator of sexual abuse and the abused; and the utility of pharmacology versus alternative modals, in the treatment of traumatic stress.
*For our U.S. audience; Calling the National Sexual Assault Hotline gives you access to a range of free services including:
Confidential support from a trained staff member
Support finding a local health facility that is trained to care for survivors of sexual assault and offers services like sexual assault forensic exams
Someone to help you talk through what happened
Local resources that can assist with your next steps toward healing and recovery
Referrals for long term support in your area
Information about the laws in your community
Basic information about medical concerns
Every 73 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. And every 9 minutes, that victim is a child. If you or someone you know has been a victim of sexual abuse, call 1800-656-HOPE (4673). And for anyone who is having thoughts of suicide, please call 1800-273-TALK (8255).
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