ARISE

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Assault & Rape Information, Support, and Education for those in the FGCU community impacted by sexual violence and discrimination. 

  • Have you experienced unwanted sexual contact?
  • Were you scared to say no or resist?
  • If you said no, were you ignored?
  • Did someone have sex with you without your consent or where you unable to consent?
  • Were you forced to have sex through threats and physical restraint?
  • If you answered "Yes", you may have been sexually assaulted.

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Resources

Learn about what you should do after being raped in the first 72 hours and after, how to report a rape, and support for men who have been raped, and how you can support someone close to you that has experienced sexual violence. 

 

Where to Go for Help

Resources for those affected by sexual violence on campus with confidential support as well as off-campus places to find help if you feel that you or someone you know has been impacted.

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Request a Program

Our online list of programs includes categories like “Relationships, relationship violence, sexual assault” and “Bystander Intervention”—review these to select your program, then fill out the appropriate online program request form to submit your request.

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Printable Materials

 

FAQ, Myths, & Facts about Sexual Assault

  • Myths

  • Facts

  •   Is what happened to me rape? (What is sexual assault/rape?)

  •   What can I do about it?

  • I live on campus; who do I talk with and what should I do?

  • Where do I go for care?  

  • Will I get pregnant?

  • Will I get a sexually transmitted disease?  

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We’re here to answer your questions.

Lauren Strunk, M.S., LMHC

Victim Advocate (Confidential)

Howard Hall (Room 119)
10501 FGCU Boulevard South
Fort Myers, Florida 33965

(239) 590-7685