If you are ever in a situation where you are at risk of sexual assault, you have the right to defend yourself! Owls Care Health Promotion offers a new course teaching women safe and effective strategies for resisting sexual assault. Register today at fau.edu/owlscare/flipthescript.
According to the CDC, there are approximately 25 sexually transmitted infections in existence. Not all are common in the United States, but you can visit cdc.gov to learn more information!
Make the Most of Your Busy Day. With our often hectic and busy schedules, it is important to make the most of the time you do have by finding creative ways to add more movement. Examples include:
- Taking the stairs instead of the elevator
- Parking your car further away
- Take the long way to and from the bathroom
- While working or studying, take at least one break each hour to get up, stretch, walk around, etc.
Survivors of sexual assault have several options for reporting. By filing a report at the police department, you can open a criminal investigation which will be tried in court. Alternatively, you could report to the Dean of Students, where the case will be reviewed by the student conduct board. Stop by the Victim Services Office in the library to find out more.
Know your sleep self. Are you a morning or night person? Adjust your personal schedule to your circadian rhythm.
- Still unclear about consent? It’s simple as tea really. This video explains: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGoWLWS4-kU
Plan B, or Emergency Contraception, is birth control you can use to prevent pregnancy up to three days (72 hours) after unprotected sex or birth control failure. Plan B is available at the FAU pharmacy, over-the-counter!