2023 SAAPM Resources

Resources for College-Age Students

  • Warning Signs for College Age Adults. Here you will find some warning signs for sexual assault in college-age adults, signs that someone may be in an abusive relationship, and how technology can be used to hurt others.
  • What Consent Looks Like. This article explores what consent looks like. Consent is an agreement between participants to engage in sexual activity. Consent should be clearly and freely communicated.
  • Staying Safe on Campus. Here you will find ways to stay safe on campus.
  • Your Role in Preventing Sexual Assault. This article explores what bystander intervention looks like and how college-aged students can intervene in potentially dangerous situations safely.
  • Let’s Learn About Online Dating Safety. Learn ways to keep yourself safe when dating online.
  • Finding Help On Campus. Campus resources for students who were sexually abused on campus or off campus.
  • Online Dating and Social Media Safety on Dating Apps. Important safety steps and tips to consider when you interact with people virtually.
  • Reporting to Law Enforcement. Understanding how to report to law enforcement and learning more about the experience can take away some of the unknowns and help you feel more prepared.
  • Reporting and the Criminal Justice System. Justice can mean different things to different people, and reporting a crime to law enforcement is an individual decision. Many who have decided to report to law enforcement have described it as the first step in seeking justice for the crime by holding the perpetrator accountable for their actions. It may not be an easy decision to make, but it’s a choice that may have a positive impact on your recovery.

Resources for Dating Online

  • Online Dating and Dating App Safety Tips. This article covers how to stay safe when exploring relationships online. RAINN includes helpful steps you can take to increase your safety when interacting with others through online dating apps and services—whether you are interacting virtually or in person.

Resources for Keeping Children Safe Online

More Information About Child Sexual Abuse

  • Child Sexual Abuse. This article focuses specifically on child sexual abuse and some warning signs that this crime may be occurring.
  • Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. Here is an article on some of the effects of child sexual abuse on adults and how to react when someone tells you that they were sexually abused.
  • Parenting After Child Sexual Abuse. This article explores what happens when you are an adult survivor of child sexual abuse and have children of your own. You can also find ways to support your child if they were sexually abused.
  • Healing After Child Sexual Abuse. Here you will find healthy, healing mechanisms that child sexual abuse survivors can do/participate in that can help in the healing journey.

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