It's Not Your Fault
Know that rape and sexual assault ARE NEVER THE VICTIM'S FAULT. No matter where or how it happens.
Remember It's Not Your Fault!
Whatever happened, it wasn't your fault. No one has the right to have sex with you against your will. The blame for a rape lies solely with the rapist.
It is your choice to report the rape. For the quickest response, call 911 to be connected to the nearest police department.
Get information whenever you have questions or concerns. After a sexual assault, you have a lot of choices and decisions to make - e.g., about getting medical care, making a police report, and telling other people. You may have concerns about the impact of the assault and the reactions of friends and family members. You can get information by calling victim assistance a rape crisis center hotline.
If you, or someone you know, has been raped see these resources available.