ARISE! International, Inc - Adults in Recovery and Informed Against Sexual Exploitation

The ARISE! Center "A PLACE OF HOPE AND HEALING"



Thank You

Extending a heart of gratitude to our sponsors, friends, volunteers, elected officials, community leaders, my immediate family and extended family members for your support in making this event a memorable and special occasion in the history of the organization.




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     Mayor Carl O. Sherman, Sr (DeSoto, TX) presenting ARISE! Int'l, Inc with
a proclamation declaring Aug 10 as "Silent No More! Taking A STAND Against
Sexual Violence" day.              
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Advice Column "Ask The Advocate"
Page 5 -  Texas Metro News


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Sexual Abuse: A Silent Epidemic

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SANE Awareness - Oct 2012
Sexual abuse is any sexual activity (verbal, visual, or physical) engaged in without consent, which may be emotionally or physically harmful and which exploits a person in order to meet another person's sexual or emotional needs.     Shelter from the Storm©

                       
      



UPDATE:
April 17, 2013 - Dallas Morning News -Methodist Dallas to start offering rape exams next year
January 23, 2014 - Press Conference & Update on SANE
                                                                                   Dallas Police Headquarters, 1400 S. Lamar, Dallas, TX  
                                                                                   75215, Media Room, 10-11:00AM
 
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Help is available!   
                                                                    
Confidential. Free. 24/7
800.656.HOPE (4673)

Confidential. Free. 24/7

888-343-4414 (Free service)

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Sexual Assault PSA
Sexual abuse is not an easy subject to talk about but we cannot remain quiet any longer and just turn a deaf ear to this silent and horrendous CRIME! Sadly, the heartbreaking reality is that the most vulnerable in society are being preyed upon and many lives have been and are being destroyed at an alarming rate.
 
Sexual abuse creates illegitimate guilt and shame in a person that will prevent them from seeking the help they need and deserve in order to heal from the traumatic event(s).
 
There are many consequences due to sexual abuse but the most common are:
 
  • false guilt and shame  (responsibility belongs to the abuser not the person who was victimized)
  • anger
  • confusion
  • low self-esteem  
  • fear
  • depression
  • controlling behaviors
  • loneliness
  • numb (suppression of feelings)
  • distrust of other people

Seek professional help if you have been a victim of sexual abuse. Remember, it's not your fault and it's never too late to heal! 


Upcoming  Event(s)



2nd Annual LineDance FunRaiser
Sat, April 12, 2014 - 7:30PM -11:00PM
DeSoto Civic Center
211 E. Pleasant Run Rd, DeSoto, TX 75115
Admission at door $15.00. See flyer below.


   51st V. Alyce Foster Trailblazer Awards Luncheon
Hilton Anatole Hotel , 2201 N. Stemmons Frwy, Dallas,  TX 75207, Saturday, April 26, 2014
ARISE! is the recipient  of the 2014 Ombudswoman Award for outstanding service to the community. Click here to view website of the South Dallas Business & Professional Women's Club, Inc.

4th Annual Dancing for Charity
Sat, August 23, 2014
DeSoto Civic Center (BlueBonnet Room)
211 E. Pleasant Run Rd, DeSoto, TX 75115
More details coming soon......

Walk A Mile In Her Shoes®
3rd Annual Walk Saturday, September 28th, 2013 @ 9:00 a.m. Location: Diamond Doctor, 8127 Preston Road, Dallas, TX 75225
Click here to view 2012 photos.
Details of 4th annual coming soon!

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Start dates for Fall 2014 Support  Groups
Tues, January 28, 2014
Thurs,  January 30, 2014

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