Persons who have been the vicitm of a sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, or harrassment can seek out confidential help from the Counseling Center. Appointments can be made by calling 337-475-5136. Please let the front desk staff know that you situation is urgent, and we will arrange for a counselor to meet with you as soon as possible.
McNeese State University Sexual Assault Policy
Links to other helpful wesbites:
Circle of 6 app This is a free app that lets you add 6 trusted friends to your circle. So, if you are at a big party and lose track of your friends, are on a date with someone and it starts to get awkward, or are just in an uncomfortable or risky situation, this app allows you to send a pre-programmed text message with your exact location to a trusted friend so they can come and rescue you.
bsafe app This is a free app that allows you to program a trusted network of friends/family/coworkers. Then you can ask them to "follow you home" using a gps tracker. The app can also make fake calls so that your phone rings to help you get out of uncomfrotable situations, or the "Guardian alert" will notify your friends and family of where you are, that you need help, and will start video recording what's happening.
Was I raped? (RAINN)
VIDEO: the line between love and control
Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence
1-888-411-1333 - Louisiana 24/7 Domestic Violence HotlineInformation and resources for victims of domestic violence, dating violence, and intimate partner abuse
Louisiana Crime Victims Reparations
(225) 342-17491-888-6-VICTIM (842846) - National Victim Assistance HotlineProvides financial assistance to victims of crime who meet certain eligibility requirements
RAINN - Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network
1-800-656-HOPE (4673) - National 24/7 Sexual Assault HotlineInformation and resources for victims of sexual assault, sexual abuse, and incest
The Trevor Project
1-866-488-7386 - National 24/7 HotlineCrisis and suicide support and information for LGBTQ youthAlso offers crisis chat services
National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800- 799-SAFE (7233)Support and assistance for victims of domestic violence, dating violence, and intimate partner abuse