April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and to recognize the importance of this campaign we have pulled together a collection of selected readings and videos to help inform, educate, and empower members of our community. Click the covers to open the listing in U of L's library catalog.
The following handouts published by the NSVRC provide short and simple guides for important aspects of consent.
National Sexual Assault Telephone Hotline | RAINN
RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. Call 800.656.HOPE (4673) to be connected with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area.
Planned Parenthood health centers provide reproductive health care and information about STDs, birth control, abortion, emergency contraception (morning-after pill), and more. Find a health center online or call 1-800-230-PLAN.
1in6 provides information and support for men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences and their loved ones. For 24/7 chat support or information about ongoing chat support groups, visit https://1in6.org/
Despite its name, WomensLaw.org provides information that is relevant to people of all genders, not just women. The Email Hotline will provide legal information to anyone who reaches out with legal questions or concerns regarding domestic violence, sexual violence, or any other related topic.
If you need immediate help for a crisis situation related to Partner Violence, Sexual Assault, Stalking or Harassment, please call ULPD at 502-852-6111 or a 24 crisis line at (502) 581-7222 to speak with a trained crisis counselor.