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Rape Crisis Information Pathfinder


The rape crisis information pathfinder is for rape victims and their loved ones who are trying to heal and seeking resources to do so. If you need help now you can call the National Sexual Assault Hotline, operated by RAINN, 24 hours a day at 1-800-656-HOPE (4673). Most rape victims suffer from rape trauma syndrome, ptsd, ocd and eating disorders. Find hotlines, crisis centers and support groups. This pathfinder was created by the researcher as a graduate student in the MLS program (Library Science) at UNC Chapel Hill.
Scope: This site covers international rape crisis resources and research with a focus on the United States. This includes crisis information pages on North Carolina and Louisiana. Subjects dealt with are rape and sexual assault research and rape crisis resources. The research section includes: journal articles, statistics, reference resources, victim blame research, films, bibliographies and online research tools and databases. The crisis resources include international rape crisis center directories, information on health and the psychological effects of rape, date rape drugs, LGBT sexual assault, male sexual assault victims, victim assistance / legal resources, war and rape and online support groups.




“Rape Crisis Information Pathfinder,” ibiblio catalog, accessed May 26, 2016,