RESOURCES

University Resources:

  • Indu
    A student organization/chapter that works to address combating domestic violence in South Asian communities and creating safe spaces for discussion for social justice issues
  • Office of Student Conduct
    An office where members of the Pitt community may address alleged violations of the Student Code of Conduct
  • PACC
    A student org which seeks to empower students to be active bystanders by promoting a campus culture of intervention.
  • Pitt Police
    Offering emergency services and reports of sexual misconduct
  • Pitt Unmuted
    A student organization dedicated to provide to assault survivors a safe place of healing and reflection
  • Rainbow Alliance
    A student organization that provides for the needs and interests of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, and Asexual (and more!) community at Pitt and beyond through advocacy, education, and social opportunities.
  • SECCS
    A student organization which is dedicated to giving all students a personalized and meaningful sex education, while engaging in conversations on all topics related to consent and sexuality.
  • Student Health Service
    A fully accredited medical facility for Pitt students which employs a team of dedicated professionals who can serve a wide range of student healthcare needs.
  • TITLE IX
    An office which offer academic accommodation, support, and investigative options for Pitt member who has experienced sexual misconduct.
  • University Counseling Center
    The primary, confidential mental health service for both undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at the University, which includes assessment, counseling and psychotherapy (individual, group, and couples), and psychiatry.

Community Resources:

Magee Women’s Hospital Offering emergency medical care; forensic medical exam with Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner offered 24/7.   For all genders.
PAAR (Pittsburgh Action Against Rape) Offering sexual assault support, counseling and advocacy, 24-hr. hotline.   1-866-END-RAPE
Persad LGBTQIA+ services.   1-888-873-7723
Re:solve Crisis network 1-888-YOU CAN   (1-888-796-8226)
UPMC Mercy Hospital Offering emergency medical care; forensic medical exam with Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner offered 24/7.
Victims of Crime Compensation Act of PA
Women’s Center Offering counseling, advocacy and support to those experiencing relationship violence.   24 hr hotline.   412-687-8005

Online resources:

Love is Respect
National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE
National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)
Pandora’s Project Online support groups for survivors of sexual abuse.
RAINN National Hotline 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

A Special Section for Marginalized Populations:

Sexual violence does not discriminate.   Regardless of socioeconomic status, gender, race, cultural/ethnic or sexual identity, it is experienced by all people.   Some marginalized groups are specifically targeted due to their identity.   YOU ARE NOT ALONE!