Insights from the Hotline Room: Talking to Teens

Talking to teens about sexual assault is important, but finding the right words to say isn't always easy. RAINN support specialists from the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline share tips and phrases for talking to teens.

Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Helps States Erase Rape Kit Backlogs

RAINN’s policy department has joined a team of national experts selected by the Justice Department to support states’ work to address and end the backlog of untested and unanalyzed rape kits.

RAINN and Google Team Up to Bring the National Sexual Assault Hotline to More Users

New feature from Google highlights the National Sexual Assault Hotline when users run searches related to sexual violence.

RAINN's Website Has a New Look

RAINN unveiled a new look for The redesign is based on research conducted with survivors and website visitors who engage with content on and turn to the National Sexual Assault Hotline for support. 

Ready, Set, Run

More than 200 runners in Washington DC, and another 321 runners throughout the country, braved the rainy weather and “Laced Up” for RAINN’s 3rd annual 5k to support survivors of sexual violence.

Why I Run: Mike

For Mike, running is a healthy outlet for traumatic memories stemming from his experience with child sexual abuse. 

Thousands Seek Help Following Launch of Survivor Series

Following the launch of a new national, multi-network campaign, RAINN's victim service programs have seen a surge in demand. In the month since the release of the RAINN Survivor Series, 17,633 survivors have sought help from RAINN's hotlines.