Remember that what happened is not your fault.
Prioritize your physical safety. If you are at risk for further assault, consider calling 911. Get somewhere safe as soon as you can.
If you are in need of a medical exam, avoid taking a shower and brushing your teeth if possible. If you need to change your clothing, place used clothing in a paper sack.
You do not have to go through this alone. YCC advocates are available 24/7 to provide assistance. You can also contact a trusted support person if available.
If you would like to get medically checked out and/or possibly undergo the forensic evidence collection process you can choose one of the following:
Visit an emergency room nearest to your location.
Contact your local Law Enforcement
Call YCC’s 24-hour rape crisis line at 801-394-6552 or the domestic violence crisis line at 801-392-7273.
If you know that you do not want to report at this time, consider calling to speak to an advocate regarding other options available to you. Please note exams are covered by the Utah Office for Victims of Crime in accordance with the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). What happened was not your fault, and the financial cost of this exam should not be placed on you.