Recognizing Sexual Assault

Learn to recognize the warning signs of sexual assualt.

One in three women in the United States has experienced some form of sexual assault. Sexual assault is any type of sexual activity or contact the you do not consent to. Sexual assault can happen through physical force, threats of force, or if the attacker gave the victim drugs or alcohol as part of the assault. Sexual assault includes rape and sexual coercion.

If you have been sexually assaulted, it is important to remember it’s not your fault, regardless of the circumstances. Hilltop’s Latimer House supports survivors of sexual assault with safety, trust, advocacy, and support.

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