Enabling the Wellbeing of Male Survivors of Sexual Violence.
“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Are you a Kiwi male who has experienced sexual abuse? You are not alone.
1 in 6 New Zealand males experience sexual abuse as young people.
You have chosen the right place to begin your recovery journey. We can help you reclaim the life that was stolen from you.
We are here to help you.
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