I Ask Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Student Victim Assistance at Georgia State University joins the National Sexual Violence Resource Center in empowering individuals to practice consent every day as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). This year’s theme, I Ask builds on the idea that consent is a healthy, normal, and necessary part of everyday interactions.

The I Ask campaign will champion the power of asking; whether it be asking to hold someone’s hand, for permission to share personal information with others, or if a partner is interested in sex. The campaign highlights the importance of listening to and accepting the answer without pressuring someone to change their mind.…more>>>

For immediate victim assistance after hours: 404-413-1965

Student Victim Assistance is a confidential disclosure site for students who have experienced sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking. Disclosures made to Student Victim Assistance staff will be held in strict confidence and will not serve as notice to the university requiring a review of the disclosed conduct. Students who would like more information or would like to schedule an appointment to speak with Student Victim Assistance staff can call 404-413-1965.

Staff also are here to help students who have experienced any type of recent or past victimization regain a sense of control over their traumatic experience, so that they may resume their academic and personal pursuits. Student Victim Assistance can help students who know someone who has been victimized or would like to learn more about student victimization. Student Victim Assistance offers crisis intervention, advocacy and support for students. Student Victim assistance can assist students to determine their options and provide information related to their experience, even if they have no idea what they need or what they intend to so, which is a normal response to trauma. Students who seek victim assistance services are not obligated to pursue criminal or university charges.

For more information, refer to the links below or contact Student Victim Assistance at 404-413-1965 at any time.

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