Resources for Families & Loved Ones

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If someone that you know or love has experienced or been impacted by gender based violence including: sexual assault, intimate partner abuse, stalking, sexual exploitation, or sexual harassment, here are some ways that you can help and some resources:

Believe them

Support them


Avoid judgment

Give them control

Provide information, resources, and options

Realize your limitations

Take care of yourself


The National Sexual Violence Resource Center: Friends and Family

Rape Abuse Incest National Network: Tips for Talking to a Survivor

Rape Abuse Incest National Network: Help Someone You Care About

Lehigh's Resources

Print Out - Resources & Options for Students that have been impacted by Gender Based Violence