Lara DeSanto

Lara DeSanto, Editor

Lara is a digital editor for HealthCentral. She is the site’s staff writer, Sexual Health editor, and email newsletter chief. Previously, she worked as the patient education editor at the American College of OB-GYNs, where she became obsessed with learning about women’s health. She also freelances as a news writer/editor at WTOP.com. Connect with her on Twitter @laradesanto.

Mental Health Care After Sexual Assault

Sexual assault may have long-term health effects, both mental and physical. Seeking treatment and help after assault can help you deal with this traumatic event.
Lara DeSanto

What to Do After Sexual Assault

If you have been sexually assaulted, there are steps you can take to get treatment for injuries, minimize further harm to your health, and collect evidence.
Lara DeSanto