You Are Not Alone

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Introduction to This Guide

Where do I start?

This guide can help you learn about the resources available to you. You can access these resources in any order, at any time, and in any combination depending on your needs. If any of the emotions or thoughts described below feel familiar to you, follow the link in the header to learn more about services that can help.

You deserve to be supported and listened to.

You deserve to be believed.

We want to help.

If you are in need of immediate help, please contact one of these 24/7 services:

UMW Police: 540-654-4444 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

 RCASA’s Sexual Assault Hotline: 540-371-1666

Empowerhouse’s Domestic Violence Hotline: 540-373-9373

I Need to Talk to Someone

I’m afraid…

I’m not sleeping…

I’m drinking more than I should…

My grades are slipping…

I’m having trouble coping…

I’m hurting myself…

You might need to talk to someone.

I Need Medical Attention

I’m hurting…

I’m afraid I might have a sexually transmitted infection…

I’m worried I might be pregnant…

I want to talk about preserving evidence…

You might need medical attention.

I Need Reporting Options

I want to be heard…

I want justice…

I’m angry…

I’m worried this might happen to someone else…

I need help ensuring my safety…

I need accommodations…

You might need reporting options.

I Need More Information

I’m confused…

I don’t know if it was sexual assault…

I’m not sure…

I might be in an abusive relationship…

You might need more information.

Local Services Guide

Hotline Guide

National Hotlines are available to help you find services anywhere in the country.

 

 

This project was supported by Grant No.2016-WA-AX-0019 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.