Support for Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault Support

If you have been sexually assaulted...

Believe in Yourself

Remember that no matter what the circumstances, you are not to blame for what happened to you. Give yourself permission to do what you need to do to take care of yourself.

Tell somone you trust for support

This could be anyone, so think about who would be the most supportive. This person may be a good listener or be able to provide resources and options.

Get medical care    >

Create a safety plan    >

Consider counseling   >

If you know someone has been sexually assaulted

Don't hesitate...

Help a friend    >

If you reach out to the resources listed above, here’s what you can expect:

  • Share as much or as little information as you would like.

  • Learn about common reactions to sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, sexual harassment, trauma and other experiences.

  • Learn about resources available to you, your rights and reporting options

  • Make a holistic plan for managing and reducing the impact of this experience.