A program of the Longhorn Wellness Center
If you are in immediate danger or experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
The Voices Against Violence: Interpersonal Violence Prevention Program provides outreach and prevention services to the UT Austin campus community, with a focus on interpersonal violence prevention, including sexual violence, dating violence and stalking. For information on our clinical services, visit cmhc.utexas.edu/vav-clinical-services.
Stalking Prevention Month
Recognized annually in January. During this month, VAV hosts events aimed at raising awareness and facilitating discussions about the prevalence of stalking, as well as strategies for identifying and preventing it. Additionally, we actively promote education on stalking through our social media channels to connect and educate.
Relationship Violence Prevention Month
Recognized annually in October. VAV focuses on violence in intimate relationships during this month by hosting events, activities and collaborations aimed at educating, remembering, honoring and celebrating survivors, advocates and activists.
Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Recognized throughout the month of April of each year. VAV in partnership with the Title IX Office and Dean of Students hosts awareness activities, events and discussions aimed at providing education and prevention efforts surrounding sexual violence.
Take Back the Night
Recognized annually in early April. An evening event including information, resources, refreshments, performances, speakers and a survivor speak out designed to illuminate the movement to end sexual violence.