The University of Southern Maine is committed to preventing violence, supporting victim/survivors and ensuring accountability.
If you or someone you know experience sexual harassment, assault, stalking, or relationship abuse, contacting an advocate is a good first step in seeking help.
Advocates: provide consistent support and information, exploration of options, connection with local and university resources, safety planning, and help with legal and medical matters. Advocates are fully confidential and are often available to come to campus to meet with you.
For immediate response, call or go online to one of the 24 hour confidential holines listed below.
Dating and Relationship Abuse
1 (866) 834-4357 - www.mcedv.org
24 hour support, advocacy, resources for those effected by relationship abuse.
Sexual Assault Crisis and Support Line
1 (800) 871-7741 - www.mecasa.org
24 hour support, advocacy, and resources for anyone effected by sexual assault, stalking, or sexual harassment.
If you prefer to talk with someone on-line, contact RAINN using the link below.
Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network www.rainn.org
24 hour Live. secure, anonymous online crisis support for victims of sexual violence, their friends, and families over RAINN's website.