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A New Super Bowl Ad Premieres about a Friend Who May Need Help. Know When. Know How.

The Super Bowl 50 NO MORE ad highlights that recognizing the signs of abuse can potentially help someone. It demonstrates how starting a conversation that might help change—or even save—someone’s life begins with each of us.
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1in6 Thursday: Standing in the Spotlight Without Shame

I already knew the story of the Boston Globe’s Spotlight team’s investigation of the Archdiocese of Boston’s cover-up of sexual abuse by scores of its priests. I knew most of the characters. I even caught a glimpse of the name of the priest who sexually abused me back in the mid-1960s. But what moved me most was two boys sitting near me in the theater of the Spotlight film recently.
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1in6 Thursday: Sexual Abuse and Healing - It Happens to Boys

January 28, 2016 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
On Monday November 2, 2015 I completed my book Healing the Man Within. A friend of mine asked me how long it took me to write the book. “Forty-six-years,” I told him. “It has been forty-six-years in the making.”
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1in6 Thursday: A Humbling Journey

January 21, 2016 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
It has been a remarkable to play a part in the rapidly expanded understanding of the importance of responding to the needs of men and boys who’ve experienced abuse and assault. And it’s been humbling realizing that the distance we've traveled has been in many ways in the shadow and on the shoulders of others who have gone before us.
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Consent: Legislation, Education, Conversations

Consent: the presence of a yes – not the absence of a no.
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1in6 Thursday: 46 Years in the Making

January 14, 2016 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
On Monday November 2, 2015 I completed my book Healing the Man Within. A friend of mine asked me how long it took me to write the book. “Forty-six-years,” I told him. “It has been forty-six-years in the making.”
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Bearing Witness While Prioritizing Yourself

January 13, 2016 | BY Monica Martinez, MFTI | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
Helpful tools for anyone bearing witness to stories of suffering—real life or fiction.
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Looking Ahead to 2016

January 8, 2016 | BY Maile Zambuto | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
As we begin 2016, we reflect on all that we have accomplished in the last year, and what lies ahead.
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After St. George’s: Responding Differently, Together

The revelation this week about decades of unaddressed sexual abuse and assault at a New England school offers some important reminders about the power of community.
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1in6 Thursday: Present for the Holidays

Many of us adults who have experienced childhood sexual abuse and other traumas find ourselves with confused feelings as we’re confronted with holiday promises of joy, connection and good will, which may run contrary to our memories of our own childhoods.
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