What to do if you are raped.

  1. Go to a safe place.
  2. Don’t: shower, wash hands, douche, brush teeth, mouthwash, eat, smoke, drink, change clothes. if you do so, you will destroy medical evidence .
  3. Tell a friend or a roommate so they can go to the hospital with you.
  4. Go to the hospital and have a rape kit done. Do not go to campus health services go to a hospital off campus. Bring a change of clothes or have someone bring clothes. They will keep your clothes as evidence.
  5. If the doctor makes you feel uncomfortable ask for a different doctor. Tell the doctor to explain everything, so you feel comfortable.
  6. Call the police. Do not call campus police on a college campus call 911 for the city police department. The city police are experienced and are advocates there to help the victim of the crime.
  7. Tell your parents what happened they are there to help you and will take care of you.
  8. Remember, you are the victim of a crime not the criminal.
  9. Follow up with your doctor in 1 to 2 weeks.
  10. Seek counseling.

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