Talk to a Survivor offers free Start by Believing stickers to all those who pledge to be ready with a supportive response to any disclosure of sexual assault.
What can you prepare to say?
-I’m so sorry this happened to you
– How can I help?
– I believe you.
-What happened is not your fault.
Choose a couple phrases and practice with a friend.
Display your Start by Believing sticker and you’re ready to support a friend or loved one should they tell you something happened to them.