An SJU senior discusses how sexual assault opened her eyes more to how common the issue was, especially for women. She explains how the way she coped after her attack made her feel distanced from other victims. Finally, she explains how the lack of severity of her attack in comparison to other survivors made her feel guilty. More videos like this one on the topic of campus Attacks can be found at http://attacked.starttalkingsju.com. You can also see our prior campaigns: Belonging (http://belonging.starttalking.com) or Mental Health (http://mentalhealth.starttalking.com).
This video was created in collaboration with the person depicted and/or represented in a story read by another. All persons reviewed and signed consent forms granting permission to share this story online. If you or anyone you know have experienced any form of assault or racism on campus please consider the following campus resources: The Bias Activity Review Group, which connects to Public Safety (https://sites.sju.edu/oid/bias/), CAPS (610-660-1090), TitleIX titleIX@sju.edu, REPP (*confidential support) 610-733-9650 (24 hr. Peer Helpline), or SJU Public Safety 610-660-1111.