Safety Tips

Safety Tips

 

Personal Safety

Keep your book bag, purse, and other personal belongings in your view at all times.
Never prop open doors, even for a short time.
When walking, try to walk in groups or with someone.
Walk in areas that are well-lit and well traveled.
Walk confidently and assertively.
Be alert to your surroundings.
Purses and back packs should be carried close to the body and under one arm.
Do not hitchhike.
Do not listen to earphones while walking, driving, bicycling, or rollerblading.
Walk facing traffic if possible.


Safety Tips

Alcohol and drugs significantly diminish psychological control mechanisms.  Avoid their use.
Communicate honestly.
Stand up for yourself.
Be assertive in setting the boundaries of a relationship.
Realize the potential for acquaintance rape and look for danger signals.
Be willing to make a commotion if necessary.
Clearly reject unwanted sexual contact.
Only go to well-populated public places when you are getting to know someone.

It is never right to force yourself on another.
Remember, "NO" means "NO."

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