Researchers estimate that 1 in 6 men have experienced unwanted or abusive sexual experiences before age 18. This is likely a low estimate, since it doesn’t include non-contact experiences, which can also have lasting negative effects.
If you’ve had such an experience, or think you might have, you are not alone.
If you wonder whether such an experience may be connected to some difficulties or challenges in your life now, you are not alone.
CopeCareDeal: A mental health site for teens administered with the help of Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania. It includes resources, glossary, helps with depression, bipolar, anxiety and so much more. If you are a teen, this a place to check out!