B Believe her and believe in her*
E Educate yourself; share your knowledge
R Reassure her that is was not her fault
E Empower with information and resources
A Ask what you can do and do your best
L Listen without judgment to what is said
*It is estimated that 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men are abused. The female pronoun represents both genders.
and founder of the Project for TEARS: Telling Everyone About Rape & Suicide