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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic violence and abuse may happen to anyone, yet the problem is often overlooked, excused, or denied. This is especially true when the abuse is psychological, rather than physical. Noticing and acknowledging the signs...

The Dignity Initiative Fall 2018 Schedule of Events

The Dignity Initiative is a multi-year effort to educate the campus community about five specific elements of gender violence and to empower community members with specific action steps to end the gender-based oppression. We...
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Supporting the whole person: Strategies to help sexual assault survivors of all identities

Rate this article and enter to winSupporting a friend through a difficult time can be both challenging and rewarding. Most of us have supported our friends when they’ve experienced hardships, such as a death...
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9 ways to support a friend in an abusive relationship

Rate this article and enter to winLike all intimate connections, romantic relationships are emotionally complex; even the best will have moments of conflict, sadness, and anger, along with joy and fulfillment. How people treat...

April is Counseling Awareness Month

Counseling is a professional relationship that empowers diverse individuals, families, and groups to accomplish mental health, wellness, education and career goals.A Counselor can help with:* stress* relationship issues* depression/anxiety* trauma* domestic violence/abuse* family discord* academic concerns* self esteem* alcohol or drug concerns* loss/grief* gender/identity* eating or...
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Strategies for supporting men who’ve experienced sexual violence

Rate this article and enter to winMost of us have supported friends through difficult times, such as a break-up, academic pressure, or family issues. But how do we step up and provide support when...
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4 easy ways to set positive standards in your online world

Rate this article and enter to winWhether we’re taking an online class, catching up with friends, reading the news, checking our favorite Reddit thread, or watching videos of baby pandas sneezing, we all spend...
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Virtual abuse? How to build a positive online community

Rate this article and enter to win Most of us have witnessed online harassment. For that matter, most of us report that we’ve experienced it, according to surveys. Young adults are the most likely to...
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Opioid epidemic: What it looks like, what it means, & what to do

Rate this article and enter to winWhat do you know about opioid abuse and addiction? Take our quiz to see how your knowledge compares to other students’, and find answers to questions like these:...
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What to say when your friend’s been sexually assaulted

Rate this article and enter to winNo one wants to think that our friends, family members, or acquaintances might have been sexually assaulted or abused. Yet statistics suggest that we all know survivors, whether...