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#407052 - 08/17/12 03:11 AM Chicagoland groups?
Aries1984 Offline


Registered: 04/08/12
Posts: 29
Loc: Chicago
Looking for any groups or people in Chicago or the surrounding area of Chicago to start a group
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#407251 - 08/19/12 09:15 PM Re: Chicagoland groups? [Re: Aries1984]
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Have you looked into this? http://malesurvivor.org/resource-directory/view-support-group.php?id=57 While it is specific to HIV survivors, there may be some additional support they can recommend in your area.

hth
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#407270 - 08/20/12 01:05 AM Re: Chicagoland groups? [Re: Aries1984]
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Registered: 04/08/12
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Loc: Chicago
Ok thanks
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#407310 - 08/20/12 12:54 PM Re: Chicagoland groups? [Re: Aries1984]
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Here is a Google search with some results, the Wings is probably a good resource to male sexual abuse recovery non specific type abuse.

http://www.centerforcontextualchange.org/tv_survivors.html

SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests)

International. 50+ affiliated groups. Founded 1988. Support for men and women who were sexually abused by any clergy person (priest, brother, nun, deacon, teacher, etc.) Extensive phone network, newsletter, advocacy, conferences, information and referrals. Information on finding support groups. Dues $25 (optional).
Write:
SNAP
P.O. Box 6416
Chicago, IL 60680-6416
Voice: 1-877-762-7432
Website: http://www.snapnetwork.org
E-mail: snapblaine@gmail.com
Verified: 9/6/2011

LINKUP

Mutual support for survivors of clergy abuse. Aims to educate victims, clergy, professionals and the public. Newsletter, advocacy, conferences, assistance in starting independent groups.
LINKUP, 1412 W. Argyle St., Suite 2, Chicago, IL 60640. Call (773) 334-2296; FAX: (773) 334-0274.
mailto:ilinkup@aol.com

http://www.thelinkup.com

********************VOICES In Action, Inc.

Assists victims of incest/child sexual abuse in becoming survivors by helping them locate local support services and treatment. Provides public education on effects of incest. VOICES in Actions, P.O. Box 148309, Chicago, IL 60614. Call (773) 327-1500 or (800) 7-VOICE-8: FAX: (773) 327-4590.
http://www.voices-action.org
mailto:voices@voices-action.org
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#407767 - 08/24/12 03:30 AM Re: Chicagoland groups? [Re: SamV]
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Registered: 04/08/12
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Loc: Chicago
I wasnt assaulted by anyone in the clergy but I appreciate the sentiment and understand. Thank y'all so much for everything.


Edited by Aries1984 (08/24/12 03:31 AM)
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#407769 - 08/24/12 03:55 AM Re: Chicagoland groups? [Re: Aries1984]
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Here is another:
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RVA 312 443 9613 Chicago, Il. http://www.rapevictimadvocates.org/male.asp

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Counseling
Free and confidential counseling is provided by professional counselors to survivors of sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse, and incest. Survivors can receive individual, couple/family, and group counseling at RVA's Central (downtown) office or at the satellite offices located in the Austin community. Specialized counselors are available for adolescent survivors.

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#407770 - 08/24/12 04:04 AM Re: Chicagoland groups? [Re: Aries1984]
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#408853 - 09/04/12 12:06 AM Re: Chicagoland groups? [Re: Aries1984]
Aries1984 Offline


Registered: 04/08/12
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Loc: Chicago
Thanks everyone
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#426354 - 02/24/13 10:22 PM Re: Chicagoland groups? [Re: Aries1984]
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Registered: 08/16/12
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Loc: Illinois
I'm not sure if you're still looking for a group, but I've recently started a new peer-led group in chicago.
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