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We want to set you up for success so we’ve written out resources for counseling and inspiring messages from survivors and thought leaders.

Nov 06, 2020 | Uncategorized

How To: Be There For Survivors of Sexual Assault and Harassment

In June 2020, Netflix released the documentary, Athlete A, which delves into the decades of sexual abuse of young athletes by Dr. Larry Nassar. I watched it the day it

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Oct 09, 2020 | Stories of Inspiration & Hope

How Talking Led to Healing

By: Hannah This guest blog post was written by our friend, Hannah. Her story is powerful and brave, and we are so honored that she is choosing to be a

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Sep 28, 2020 | Outreach & impact | Stories of Inspiration & Hope | Uncategorized

Here’s To Cody Brinkerhoff

Next month will mark 8 years since Speak Your Silence was started.  I “launched” it (whatever that means) less than a month after getting married, and I had no idea

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Sep 15, 2020 | Tools for Winning

Even Anxiety Can Be Good….In Moderation

By Julia Overlin MS LPCC NCC When we are young we cannot wait until we are adults so that we can have the freedom to spend our time as we

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Aug 20, 2020 | Founder’s Story | Our Founder’s Story | Stories of Inspiration & Hope | Tools for Winning

Remember How Valuable You Are

Hi there! I’m Matt. 🙂 It used to be that just the thought of sharing my story with anyone terrified me. And I mean TERRIFIED. It’d make my heart pound

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Jun 10, 2020 | Tools for Winning

How to Have a Good Day, Even on Your Worst Day

Hey there friends! I am really excited to be sharing with you today. May was Mental Health Awareness Month and it’s pretty much like a month long celebration in my

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May 14, 2020 | Tools for Winning

Professional Counseling: What is it Really, Why are We often Confused about it, and How to go about Finding a Mental Health Care Provider.

What images come to mind when you think of going to counseling? Take a moment to close your eyes and visualize what the counselor is doing, what you are doing,

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Apr 30, 2020 | Tools for Winning

A Widely-Used Treatment Modality for Healing Trauma: EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)

The human brain is a powerful machine built to take in details and use those details for survival; it has the ability to develop millions of neural pathways by adapting

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Apr 16, 2020 | Stories of Inspiration & Hope

Stronger Than We Know

By: Samantha This guest blog post was written by our friend, Samantha. Her story is powerful and brave, and we are so honored that she is choosing to be a

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Apr 16, 2020 | Stories of Inspiration & Hope

Chapters of Life

By: Rose Have you ever met someone who has been through a similar traumatic experience as you? You can see that they’re not just surviving, but thriving. They are open

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