From Financial Tribune: Helping Others Relieves Stress

Not Just a Disclaimer

If you are in need, get help.

If you or someone you know is in crisis, call 911 immediately or go to your local emergency room, or

Call the national suicide help line at 1-800-784-2433.

If you have been abused as a child, teen or vulnerable adult, find solid counseling, turn to a trusted friend, talk to your pastor whatever your denomination may be.

If you were abused by clergy or any other in the employ of the Catholic Church, consider reaching out to the Victim Assistance Office which should be listed prominently on the website for the diocese where you were abused—or where you may live now. The USCCB also lists names of contacts at diocesan survivor ministries here.

Do not suffer alone.

Carefully choose one or two trusted people and let your story and resilience be known. We celebrate your journey and survival. Our newsletter seeks to reach you with inspiration and grace in your isolation, but nothing in this newsletter can offer needed medical or psychological or legal advice.

Activate for your own well-being!

We’re here encouraging you and showing you it’s possible to thrive despite the harm we have suffered.

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