The Tellsomeone Project

The Tellsomeone Project
ONLINE SURVEY VOLUNTEERS URGENTLY NEEDED
The Tellsomeone Project (TSP)

-doing something about depression, domestic & sexual abuse, & suicide in your community



Do you feel strongly about levels of depression, violence, & abuse in your community?Want to help find solutions?

You're invited to DO SOMETHING positive about it, by completing an ANONYMOUS online survey on trauma, mental health, & identity...

Are you INTERESTED?
DEPRESSED? HAPPY? cOnFuSeD??
Affected by SEXUAL ABUSE, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, CRIME, or other TRAUMA?
or NOT?

STRAIGHT?
GAY? LESBIAN? BISEXUAL?
TRANSGENDER? INTERSEX?

LEFT OUT? MARGINALIZED? MISUNDERSTOOD?
Do you have an OPINION? Want to HELP?

If you answered YES, or MAYBE to any of the above, WE NEED YOU for this important Australia-wide research. We are a small team of dedicated researchers at RMIT Psychology, committed to dispelling myths, & creating better understanding of, & services for diverse & marginalised communities - traditionally under-represented in research studies.

EVERYONE OVER 16 can participate in the Tellsomeone Project

YOUR VOICE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE - Claim YOUR right to SPEAK OUT

Many survivors of domestic & sexual abuse suffer in silence. Silence & invisibility allows many problems to continue. It can be difficult, but NO MATTER WHAT YOUR CIRCUMSTANCES, choosing to speak out allows YOUR VOICE TO MAKE AN IMPORTANT CONTRIBUTION. You have a right to be heard, a right to maintain your full anonymity, & a right to tell your story without having to fear that you don't conform to the 'right' stereotypes. By completing an online survey, you maintain total anonymity [we never meet you or ask your name, & we cannot identify you in any way], & yet you are making a very important contribution.

Violence & sexual abuse affects everyone in our community. EVERYONE over 16 is eligible to complete the survey, and you are warmly invited to do so. We need large numbers of females & males of all sexual orientations - both people who have experienced trauma, & those who have not (to form control groups). You can also help by letting other people know about this survey - in fact, we'd really appreciate that.

You are welcome to contact Andrea or David (anonymously) at tellsomeone@rmit.edu.au or on (03) 9925 7646 for more details or, ACCESS THE ONLINE SURVEY via:
http://weblearn.rmit.edu.au/tellsomeone/



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