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This episode contains graphic details of violence, mental and physical abuse. This episode also comes with a trigger warning for those who are currently living with or recovering from an eating disorder. It is not intended for all audiences. Listener discretion is strongly advised.
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If you have been affected by any of the themes in this episode, please consider contacting the following resources:
The Samaritans helpline: 116 123
Confidential Emotional Support Line: 01708 765200
Refuge domestic abuse helpline: 0808 2000 247 (live chat is also available at https://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/Contact-us *times apply)
Safeline domestic abuse helpline: 01926 402 498
Safeline national male survivor helpline: 0808 800 5005
Sexual Assault Support Line: 01708 765200
Sane mental health line: 0300 304 7000
MLM Checker: www.isthisanmlm.com
MLM Master List: www.mlmtruth.org
Beat Eating Disorder Support Lines, England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland: https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/get-information-and-support/get-help-for-myself/i-need-support-now/helplines/
The knowledge out there on this topic is vast, so if your interest is peaked by this episode please take a look at our sources:
NXIVM - Wikipedia
NXIVM. What the Media Won't Report.
The Rise & Fall of Allison Mack | Documentary
The Lost Women of NXIVM: Rumors vs. Reality
20/20 Apr 27 Part 1: Woman recalls being branded as part of joining secret society
Escaping NXIVM: Behind the investigation of the alleged sex cult
Catherine and India Oxenberg Recall NXIVM Experience & Recovery
The Man Who Blew the Whistle On Alleged Sex Cult Inside NXIVM (HBO)
Keith Raniere - Wikipedia
Nancy Salzman - Wikipedia
Allison Mack - Wikipedia
Emiliano Salinas - Wikipedia
Clare Bronfman - Wikipedia
Mega Society - Wikipedia
Multi-Level Marketing Businesses and Pyramid Schemes | Consumer Advice.
Sarah Edmonson, the Woman Branded
Nxivm Branding Was Scripted by Sex Cult Leader to Be ‘Like a Sacrifice’ - The New York Times
How NXIVM Seduced Hollywood Stars and America's Most Powerful Elite Into a Barbaric 'Sex Cult'
Allison Mack Forced NXIVM Sex Cult Members to Follow 500-Calorie-a-Day Diets, Witness Testifies
How NXIVM Used the Strange Power of Patents to Build Its “Sex Cult” | Vanity Fair