To learn more about interpersonal violence, you can visit the following links:
Types of Sexual Violence from RAINN.org
About Domestic/Dating Violence from NCADV.org
Statistics of Sexual Assault from RAINN.org
Statistics of Domestic/Dating Violence from NCADV.org
What Consent Looks Like from RAINN.org
Signs of Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships from JoinOneLove.org
How to Safely Stop Discrimination & Harassment Using Bystander Intervention from RightToBe.org

Specific Populations' Interpersonal Violence Statistics and Information:
Asian or Pacific Islander Women
Black Women
Indigenous Women
Latina/Hispanic Women
People with Disabilities


If you or someone you know has experienced sexual or domestic violence, please know you are not alone. There are campus and community resources to help you.

The University of Memphis offers confidential resources for students who are dealing with traumatic experiences, including sexual or domestic violence. Information disclosed to confidential resources will remain confidential except in very limited circumstances (i.e., student displays intent to hurt themselves or others, under a court order).

Counseling Center >
Student Health Center >

Complaints regarding sexual misconduct involving student, faculty, and staff are addressed by the Title IX Coordinator in the Office for Institutional Equity. OIE can also coordinate interim remedies (e.g., no contact orders, class changes, residence hall changes, etc.) it deems necessary to ensure student safety.
Office for Institutional Equity >

Sexual misconduct can also be reported to University Police Services for criminal investigations. 
UofM Police Services >

The Office of Victim Services provides confidential support to student victims of crimes, including sexual misconduct. Victim Coordinators can help students navigate both University processes and criminal processes, including assisting with safety planning, providing information about community resources, and providing advocacy services with the courts, all in a non-judgmental and empathetic way.
Victim Services >

The Shelby County Crime Victims & Rape Crisis Center (CVCRCC) has SANE nurses who are qualified to perform sexual assault forensic exams (also known as Rape Kits). Exams are performed 24/7. Please call the CVCRCC to learn more about the exam. Please review this document for information regarding the CVCRCC's response to the COVID-19 situation.
Shelby County Crime Victims & Rape Crisis Center >

CasaLuz is the first and only non-profit organization in the Memphis/Shelby County area that culturally and exclusively serves Hispanic/Latino victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and other violent crimes.
Casa Luz >

Kindred Place helps adults and children find peace, ending the cycle of anger, violence, aggression and trauma inside their homes. Its staff includes licensed counselors and social workers who are trained to work with both victims of violence and family aggressors.
Kindred Place >
With many working or attending school from home, it is recognized that there is an increased risk for domestic violence.  The link below is an overview of a resource that may be available to domestic violence victims/survivors.
TN Safe at Home

There are many more resources in the Memphis community dedicated to helping those affected by sexual and domestic violence. Please review this Resource PDF that lists additional resources.