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    Sexual Assault and Rape Directory

    Sexual assault and rape are devastating for the victim and can cause many emotional, physical, and mental problems such as PTSD or depression. Be sure to report any instances of assault with as many details as possible. If you have been assaulted or raped, seek medical attention immediately. Doctors will check for STDs, pregnancy, and more. Counseling is recommended for victims to help deal with the trauma of the experience. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about laws regarding sexual assault and rape, what to do if it happens to you or someone you know, and much more.

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