SurvivorsIt is not your fault.
If you are being, or have been, abused... you may feel confused, afraid, angry and/or trapped. All of these emotions are normal responses to abuse. You may also blame yourself for what is happening, but no matter the circumstance, you do not deserve to be abused.
Recognizing Relationship Abuse
- Controlling or demanding
- Name calling
- Unpredictable temper
- False accusations and blame
- Physical and social isolation
- Push, shove, slap, punch, kick, or choke you
- Pressures you sexually
- Hurts you, or threatens to hurt you
Anyone who has experienced, or is aware of, a sexual assault or relationship violence is strongly urged to make an official report with Police or seek other appropriate help. The Incident should also be reported to the Title IX Coordinator. Taking action can help to...
- Ensure your safety
- Begin your healing process
- And obtain any necessary academic accomodations
Visit the following websites to find more information about reporting an incident with the NU Police Department.
- Reporting domestic abuse: http://www.northeastern.edu/publicsafety/procedures/report_abuse.html
- Reporting sexual assault: http://www.northeastern.edu/publicsafety/procedures/assault_rep.html