It takes a global community to end to all forms of violence. Towards this goal, Men & Healing plays an active role internationally on issues of male sexual trauma and recovery. In these efforts, we recognize and appreciate the knowledge, support and resources of our friends and partner organizations from around the world:
Mission: To help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences live healthier, happier lives. This includes serving family members, friends, partners, and service providers by providing information and support resources on the web and in the community.
Service description: Based in the U.S., 1in6, Inc. offers comprehensive information on male sexual trauma and recovery, a 24/7 online helpline, confidential weekly online support groups for men who have experienced sexual abuse or assault, trauma-informed trainings, webinars for service providers, and The Bristlecone Project, an awareness campaign featuring photographs, video, and stories of men who have experienced sexual abuse or assault.
Mission: Dedicated to the provision of a supportive, accessible, respectful, service to men who have experienced child sexual abuse or sexual assault, and to their partners, friends, family and service providers.
Service description: Based in Australia, Living Well offers a range of services including web resources, face-to-face, telephone and online counselling as well as training, consultations, and community awareness.
Mission: To break the silence of the sexual abuse, assault and sexual exploitation of boys and men in order to empower those affected by abuse move towards more positive futures.
Service description: Based in the U.K., Survivors Manchester offers online, telephone, face-to-face and police support to male survivors of sexual abuse and assault as well an Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA) service. It further offers a survivors’ library and a variety of training sessions and workshops for professionals and organizations working with or in contact with adult male survivors of sexual abuse and assault.
Over the years, our work has taken us to the U.S., the U.K., Japan, South Korea, Australia, Cambodia, India, and New Zealand. We’ve linked up with like-minded efforts to promote understanding and build necessary resources for men’s recovery and well-being.
We also have been active in such global events as: