There are a variety of resources on and off campus to help survivors of sexual assault and those who care about them. Many students find it helpful to contact one of the Advocates, as they can provide confidential assistance and help answer questions you may have about the other resources and options available.
If you have been sexually assaulted, it is very important to consider seeking medical attention. Specially trained nurses can treat any injuries that you may have, take steps to prevent pregnancy and STDs (within 72 hours of an incident), and help to preserve your rights and options for any decisions that you may choose to make at a later time (within 96 hours of an incident).
Lewisburg Police (24 hrs) — 911
Evangelical Hospital Emergency Dept (24 hrs) — 570.522.2640
Transitions (24 hrs) —1.800.850.SWIT (7948), 570.523.6482. Transitions is a local crime victim advocacy center in Lewisburg. They offer a crisis hotline and advocacy for survivors to assist with medical and legal processes. On the web at www.svwit.org.
Family Planning Plus (women's reproductive health care clinic) — 570.523.3600
The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR) is a leading national resource originating here in PA, the "if you need help" section and "if you were raped" sections provide valuable information on what happens next. This site also has a variety of resources for helping you get involved with the fight against sexual assault. Visit www.pcar.org.
Speak UP Bucknell is a sexual misconduct prevention peer education program which presents workshops adapted with permission from the University of New Hampshire Prevention Innovations Bringing in the BystanderTM program.
The Women's Resource Center is dedicated to fostering respect and equality among all people. We seek to educate, advocate, celebrate, and empower. Help support awareness events such as "The Clothesline Project" and "Sexual Assault Awareness Month".
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