Safe Helpline: operated by the Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network (RAINN), the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN also operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline. Sexual assault can also be reported to a SAPR Victim Advocate, Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) or healthcare personnel.
For more information visit the Department of Defense Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office website: http://www.sapr.mil/
It is important to understand the two reporting options: Restricted and Unrestricted. This section provides detailed information about these options, including the benefits and limitations of each option.
If you have been, or think you may have been sexually assaulted, this section discusses steps you can take to establish safety, preserve evidence and get support.
Learn about the ways you can provide support to a shipmate, friend or loved one who has experienced sexual assault.
This section provides guidance to those who supervise someone who has been sexually assaulted.
Though ultimately only a potential perpetrator can prevent sexual assault by not committing the act, there are things you can do to help keep your shipmates and yourself safe.
Learn about military and civilian online resources with information for victims/survivors and their family, friends and shipmates.
"It's Not Your Fault"
One of the winning videos in a contest for Sexual Assault Awareness Month focusing on prevention of and response to sexual assault using one of this year's SAAM themes: "Courage" (Navy) or "We own it...We'll solve it...Together" (DoD).