Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center

SAPAC is staying!

While the Michigan Union is under renovation, SAPAC will be staying in our space at 1551 Cambridge House, in the connector hallway between the Michigan Union and West Quad on the ground floor. The easiest way to access our office is from East Madison. Directly across the street from South Quad, there is a walking path that runs along West Quad/the Connector. At the end of the path, there is an entrance into the Union. Our offices will be directly to your left. Please feel free to walk in as usual!

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U-M earns national awards for sexual assault and alcohol prevention efforts

The University of Michigan has been recognized for its work in the areas of sexual assault prevention and alcohol abuse prevention by a national organization dedicated to creating safer, healthier campus communities. The Campus Prevention Network, a nationwide initiative of more than 1,700 institutions, presented U-M with two Prevention Excellence Awards during its annual summit June 8 in New Orleans.

SAPAC staff receive prevention award

For Survivors By Survivors

A resource created by survivors for survivors, highlighting the materials (books, poetry, songs, movies, and shows) that they found helpful as a part of their healing process.



SAPAC Volunteer Program Co-Coordinator Application

Please look at the co-coord application if you are a current volunteer interested in the paid position of leading one of our volunteer programs!  Applications are due by Monday, March 5th at 5 pm.

 

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Peer Led Support Group

SAPAC's Peer-led Support Group is a weekly, drop-in and confidential group for survivors to express concerns and find support among peers in a comfortable setting facilitated by student staff.

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Ally Training Fall 2017

We are excited to host our Fall 2017 Ally Training on Sunday, December 10th 1-5:30 PM in the West Quad Connector! During this 4.5 hour training, we will provide an introduction to topics that include healthy relationships, consent, bystander intervention, and responding to disclosures from survivors of sexual misconduct. Ally Training is a great first step in receiving basic training regarding these issues and becoming a supporter for your peers on campus.


Sorority and Fraternity Life Peer Led Support Group (SFL-PLSG)

Sorority and Fraternity Life Peer Led Support Group (SFL-PLSG) is a weekly, drop-in and confidential group for survivors of gender-based violence. This is a space to decompress from weekly stressors and find support among peers in a comfortable setting facilitated by student staff and an MSW intern. Our group is centered in self-care activities rather than therapy. Meetings provide survivors of Greek Life a space to be present in the moment and build community.

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SAPAC Support

October 17, 2017: SAPAC would like to validate and normalize the range of emotions and reactions that survivors on campus and in our community may be feeling in response to recent issues in the news and social media. We are here to listen, believe, and support you. Feel free to call our 24-hour crisis line at (734) 936-3333 or make an appointment with an advocate at (734) 764-7771. Our confidential services are designed to support survivors unconditionally in how they choose to move forward and help them sort through their options.


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