Category: Physical

The “Red Zone” of sexual assault

The ‘Red Zone’ is a period of time from the start of the fall semester through Thanksgiving break when a majority of sexual assault occurs on college campuses. This post explains why that is, and what we can do about it.
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The moment you are in will not last forever

This essay was originally delivered as the keynote speech at the 2023 Out of the Darkness Walk, an annual event designed to engage young adults in the fight to prevent suicide. It discusses suicidal feelings and attempted suicide.
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Sexual pleasure after sexual trauma

Pleasure, the feeling of enjoyment, is integral to healing from trauma. While desensitizing or numbing oneself to the pain of the trauma is a survival strategy many people need to employ at various times, it is not the same as healing.
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