For Men & Supporters
If you are a man who has been sexually abused in childhood or assaulted as an adult, or are a partner, family member or friend, know that information and support to live well is available here. We understand that men and their supporters can face some unique pressures and challenges.Get info and support to enhance your well-being, to better manage difficulties and build healthy relationships.
No More Silence
This “No More Silence: It’s Never Too Late to Start Healing” video is about starting a conversation. It is about community members talking and working together to raise awareness, to offer support, encouragement and hope to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men who have been sexually abused in childhood. Read More about this video and where to find support.
Men overcoming childhood sexual abuse
The Bristlecone Project documentary film is a powerful and effective vehicle for raising awareness about men’s potential to reclaim healthy, meaningful lives after experiencing childhood sexual abuse. Read more about this documentary.
Get the stats
Statistics are one way we can develop a picture of the extent of child sexual abuse or sexual assault in our community. Check out our new and improved Sexual abuse statistics page, where you can get the facts and figures. These stats will hopefully dispel some of the Unhelpful myths about the sexual assault of men.
In partnership with Deaf Services Queensland, Living Well has created 34 Auslan videos specifically to support members of the deaf and hard of hearing communities who have been sexually assaulted or sexually abused in childhood.
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse is currently being undertaken in Australia. Living Well is able to provide specialist counselling and support to men who have been sexually abused, to partners, families and friends and to previous employees of care providers.