Survivor Support

YOU ARE

NEVER ALONE

We are survivors for survivors.

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You did it. You survived. You’re trying to get your life back on track, but you feel alone. You feel misunderstood. Your abuser’s voice echoes in your mind. Survivor sisters and brothers, you are not alone. Your BTSADV family is here for you every step of the way.

JOIN THE RIGHT COMMUNITY FOR YOU

WE CONNECT SURVIVORS FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE

Survivor Sisters

We have numerous programs created for our Survivor Sisters. Connect with women around the world.

Survivor Brothers

We work to support our Survivor Brothers and are constantly growing our Brother network.

LGBTQ+

We support the unique challenges that our LGBTQ+ survivor community faces.

Need someone to talk to?

Our helpline is available to all survivors that would like to speak with a Survivor Sister or Survivor Brother. The BTSADV Helpline is available every day from 8 am to 5 pm PST at 1-855-287-1777. Our helpline IS NOT a crisis hotline. If it is an emergency, please contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-787-3224 or call 9-1-1.

SURVIVOR STORIES

A Survivor’s Story

“If you are stuck in an abusive or toxic relationship – please do believe me, the grass really is greener on this side. I know you are scared to leave but right now is this the life you really want to live?”

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Brutal Love

I decide this is my moment I lunge toward him to grab the gun. I get a firm hold with both hands and being twisting and pulling. I rip it free. I run for the front door and throw it into the deep snow.

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A Survivor’s Story

“I remember sitting in health class listening to a guest speaker talk to us about abusive relationships, “that couldn’t happen to me”, I thought to myself.”

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A Survivor Story

It’s been like a horror movie and I’m the only witness. Everyone thinks I’m crazy. I’ve lost everything and anyone I ever loved or cared about. I’m all alone. I was in the hospital for a month. I voluntarily admitted myself into the psychiatric ward because the pain has been terrifying me.

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