At night, stay in lighted areas, or ask a friend or campus security to go with you. Know your resources. You need to know where you can get help if you need it.
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Know where the campus sexual assault center, the campus police, and the campus health center are. Find the campus emergency phones and put the campus security number into your cellphone. Have a plan to get home. If you are going to use a ride sharing app, make sure your phone is charged.
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Consider keeping a credit card or cash as a backup for a taxi. What should I do if I am sexually assaulted while in college? What are some effects of sexual assault on campus? How can I be safer when studying abroad? Did we answer your question about sexual assault on campus? For more information about sexual assault on campus, call the OWH Helpline at or check out these resources from the following organizations: End Rape on Campus — Resources and information about sexual assault and rape on college campuses.
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Where is the nearest hospital and emergency care? How can my daughter get there? Families should also remember, unless your daughter has signed a HIPPA release form , which allows disclosure of her health information to her parents, her medical treatment is confidential as an adult, over Of course, in the case of serious injury, hospitalization, rape, or sexual assault, parents may want to help her make medical decisions or speak directly to her health care provider.
To avoid stressful communication hurdles, Grown and Flown co-founder Mary Dell Harrington advises parents have their daughter sign a HIPPA form before leaving, so you can hand or fax one to a medical professional, if needed.
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Ask how often she wants to text, email, Skype, or phone, says University of Alabama at Birmingham clinical psychologist Josh Klapow. And all forms of interaction, even Facebook and Instagram, do count as talking. While early warning signs of anxiety and depression differ among female students, Klapow reminds parents, shifts in sleep patterns or appetite, or feeling overwhelmed with deadlines can signal a daughter may need extra help adjusting to college.