New Resources for Hispanic Women

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Dear Friend,

Today I’m proud to announce a new and very critical service for Spanish-speaking survivors: a confidential peer-support chatroom. La Sala de Ayuda (Helproom) is now open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 7 to 9 pm ET. This service provides the kind of help that can make such a difference in a survivor’s healing process-the knowledge that they are not alone and the opportunity for survivors to support one another.

Last year, the National Sexual Assault Hotline expanded to serve Spanish-speaking individuals. Today, Spanish-speaking survivors and loved ones are able to:
*Read RAINN’s top content in Spanish
*Chat one-on-one with a trained support specialist
*Access peer support with fellow survivors

Rosie Juarez, moderator

In the words of Rosie Juarez, who moderates La Sala de Ayuda, “Often in the Spanish-speaking community, there is a fear of sharing your story-a fear that you won’t be believed or find the right support. On La Sala de Ayuda there is only support. There are other survivors who let you know that you’re not alone.” Rosie Juarez and Josue Melendez will moderate the service and ensure confidentiality.
Josue Melendez, moderator
Learn more from La Sala de Ayuda staff about how this new service works, and why it’s so critical for Spanish-speaking survivors and their loved ones.

Con gratitud,
Candice Lopez,
Director of the National Sexual Assault Hotline

PS -Tweet about this service to connect even more with help:
Check out #LaSalaDeAyuda, RAINN01’s new peer support service: #RAINNayuda

Mande un Tweet acerca de este servicio para conectar a muchos más con ayuda:
Mira #LaSalaDeAyuda, @RAINN01’s servicio nuevo de apoyo en español: #RAINNayuda

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