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GEN: Mental Health Awareness

General Purpose Guide

Sexual Assault Prevention Awareness & Resources

Facts about Sexual Assault
  • One in 9 girls and 1 in 53 boys under the age of 18 experience sexual abuse or assault at the hands of an adult
  • Every 68 seconds another American is sexually assaulted.

RAINN statistics

Facts about Rape
  • 1 out of every 6 American women has been the victim of an attempted or completed rape in her lifetime.
  • About 3% of American men—or 1 in 33—have experienced an attempted or completed rape in their lifetime.

RAINN statistics

Local/Massachusetts Resources

Responding to Sexual Misconduct Decision Tree (Milton Academy)
"If you think that you or a friend have been a victim of sexual assault or misconduct, we want to make sure you are safe and get the help that you need. Many resources are available to you, and depending on your situation, you have several options in connecting with specially-trained and caring adults, both on and off campus. This decision tree will quickly help you understand your options and get the help that you need."

Boston Area Rape and Crisis Center

Jane Doe Inc.: The Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence