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Student Life - Misuse, Substance Abuse and Violence Prevention

In collaboration with The Office of Health Promotion, the University Libraries has created resource guides which include a broad range of books, films, and other resources. We invite you to browse our resource guides on the left to learn about our collection, as well as contact information for those wanting to know more or are in need of assistance and support.


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Interpersonal violence refers to threats or acts of physical, sexual, emotional, psychological, verbal, financial, technological, legal and medical abuse. These acts can be committed by any person with the purpose of having control and/or causing significant harm. Interpersonal violence is always motivated by power and control.
Interpersonal violence is prevalent in every community and affects all people regardless of their protected class(es). The resources offered within this LibGuide illustrate how rates of victimization vary or increase based on protected class and other individual, social, and structural factors. For information on federal protected classes and non-discrimination policies, see Texas A&M System Policy 08.01 Civil Rights Protection and Compliance. 

Student Life provides educational programs that promote the recognition and sustainability of healthy relationships, active communication around consent and boundaries, effective strategies for intervening when witnessing violence or abuse, and knowledge of resources and the ways they support those who have experienced harm. These programs include the Green Dot Bystander Intervention and STAND Up trauma-informed care initiatives. It also includes the observance of:

Relationship Abuse Prevention & Awareness Month (October)

  • Aggies Against Violence

    • National Human Trafficking & Slavery Awareness Month (January)

    • National Stalking Prevention Month (January)

    • Dating Abuse Prevention Month (February)

  • Sexual Assault Prevention & Awareness Month (April)


​​​​​​Resources for Survivors

The Sexual Assault Survivors’ Task Force has assembled a searchable on-line directory containing up-to-date information about resources for survivors. Below are links to the directory along with informational guides developed by the Task Force to be used by survivors and those supporting survivors.

Resources for Sexual Assault Survivors Online Directory

This Research Guide is made in collaboration with University Health Promotions. The resources highlighted and listed have been vetted by The University Health Promotions and Libraries staff and are meant to help provide accurate and helpful information surrounding the topic of the guide for all Aggies to access and use.