Sexual Violence (assault, rape, harassment)
Suffolk University's policy on sexual misconduct on campus. The policy also tells students what they can do if this happens to them or a friend.
Boston Area Rape Crisis Center: 24/7 hotline 800-841-8371. Free, confidential services to survivors, their friends and families, and professionals ages 12 and older
RAINN: The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network is the nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization. RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE and the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline at www.rainn.org,
Sexual Health Resource
Scarleteen: The highest-ranked website for sex education and sexuality advice online for 15-25 year olds.
http://www.itsyoursexlife.com OR www.gytnow.org provides the facts on STDs, testing, and protection; talking tips to help young people communicate with their partners, parents, and health care providers; and a testing center locator provided by the CDC.
Alice!: tons and TONS of information on college sexual health. Ask questions or find an answer to a question. A SUPER favorite!
Planned Parenthood: Info on sexual health, contraception, emergency contraception, etc
American Social Health Association: ASHA is America's authority for sexual health information.
Centers for Disease Control Sexual Health & Topics page
Testing for STIs/ STDs and HIVTesting is available, whether or not you will have to pay out of pocket for the testing depends on whay type of health insurance you have. Please review your health insurance policy for coverage details. There are also many free and low-cost STI testing sites in Boston. You can also call Health & Wellness Services for more information regarding STI testing.