Be an active bystander and safely intervene. If someone you know has been a victim of a violent crime, sexual assault, or traumatic event, please share our confidential hotline number or refer them to our website.
of VSC Acute Sexual Violence Cases are between the ages of 12-24 years old.
of the cases for 18-24 year-olds involved drugs or alcohol.
An active bystander is someone who has the moral courage to find a way to safely intervene to stop a potentially dangerous situation. You have the power to send messages about what is acceptable and expected behavior for you and your friends.
of women who are raped contemplate suicide while 13% attempt suicide.
A sexual assault is any type of forced or coerced sexual contact or behavior that happens without consent. An Acute Sexual Assault case occurs within 120 hours of the assault and is the period of time in which DNA evidence can be collected through a forensic exam.