If you need immediate help, please call 911 or the Military Crisis Line at 800-273-8255 and press 1

Sexual Assault

Sexual assault is a significant threat to the health and mission readiness of the military community. It harms not only those who experience an assault, but also their families, friends and fellow warriors. This makes preventing sexual assault everybody’s responsibility.

Those who are coping with a sexual assault may be at risk for developing psychological health concerns like depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, substance misuse or anxiety. If you or someone you know has experienced a sexual assault it is important to connect with help.

Use the following resources to learn more about options for reporting an assault and available resources to cope with the experience.

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Air Force Staff Sgt. Brittany Johnson

Reaching Out Made Me Stronger Brochure – Air Force Staff Sgt. Brittany Johnson

After experiencing a non-combat related traumatic event, know that help and resources are available. Display this mini poster of Air Force Staff Sgt. Brittany Johnson, a sexual assault survivor, to spread the message that reaching out is a sign of strength and remind others that they don’t have to go it alone.