Silent Screams Blogs

To Speak or Not to Speak

To Speak or Not to Speak – That is Not the Question  It isn’t as easy to speak up and tell someone when you have been assaulted as some people might think.  There are many different scenarios that warrant a survivor to be silent. But how can we help that survivor of...

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Celebrate Life Afternoon Delight 2017

The afternoon of July 22, 2017, we turned the Alan E Sims, Cedar Hill Recreation Center into a fun filled, electrified celebration of life. Silent Screams Inc. reserved all four event rooms and the kitchen. It was an afternoon of pampering all the ladies who attended....

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Holiday Food Tips

The Holiday season is upon us, a great time for family, food and festivities. This is a time when most people eat what they like regardless of calories. I say eat what you want and enjoy it!  But arm yourself with natural food tools to help such as ginger root tea for...

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What is Celebrate Life, Afternoon Delight?

In April 2014, the founder Carolyn J Hudson was inspired to have a women’s luncheon that all women could attend regardless of financial ability.  In speaking with survivors, she could hear the pain, hopelessness, and depression in their voices. Celebrate Life,...

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What Would You DO If…? Men’s Breakfast 2017

2nd annual men’s breakfast workshop ” What Would You Do If…?” Saturday, May 13, 2017 The purpose of the men’s breakfast is to get the dialog started. It is to bring awareness to the men in our community of the effect sexual crimes have on not only the victim but also...

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Denim Day

Though Denim Day was celebrated this past Wednesday, it's worth knowing and reading about. We have a year to get ready for Denim Day 2018. In Rome in 1992, a 45-year-old driving instructor was accused of rape. When he picked up an 18-year-old girl for her first...

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Community Strong – Fight the Darkness Campaign

Fight this darkness! We must not assume that everyone knows the serious sexual assault and rape epidemic that plagues our society. Because it is the most under reported crime the criminals are very comfortable and confident in continuing to commit this crime. We all...

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The Media & Sex Crimes

This is an excellent article by Jackie Fox of the LA weekly on how sexual assaults and rapes are perceived in TV shows. Excellent article! I agree with many of Jackie Fox's points and have experienced a few. PTSD is common among survivors of sex crimes.  At 66 years...

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I Was Raped! Now What!

I Was Raped! Now What!!! What would you do if you or someone you know was raped. Do you know what to do? Do you know your legal options? I didn't. Furthermore my mind was in a state of confusion, my body was in pain and my emotions...

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Emotional & Psychological Trauma

  ‘©Helpguide.org. All rights reserved. Helpguide.org is an ad-free non-profit resource for supporting better mental health and lifestyle choices for adults and children.’ ------- Symptoms, Treatment, and Recovery If you’ve gone through a traumatic experience, you may...

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