For Loved Ones

Does someone you care about display…

  • Sudden changes in appearance, diet, or sleeping habits
  • Failing grades or dropping out of school activities
  • Sudden changes in mood or personality
  • Avoiding friends and family
  • Becoming secretive or withdrawn
  • Apologizing and/or making excuses for the dating partner
  • Constantly checking cell phone or email. Responding immediately when contacted by dating partner. Gets upset when unable to respond.
  • Unexplained bruises, scratches, or marks

Warning Signs of a Violent Partner

  • Is jealous and possessive
  • Is controlling and demanding
  • Uses guilt to get his/her way
  • Blames the victim for what is wrong
  • Is extremely insecure
  • Has an explosive temper
  • Experiences violent outbursts including breaking or hitting things
  • Insults and calls the victim names
  • Constantly calls, texts, or checks up on the victim. Demands to know who he/she has been with and what they have been doing
  • Checks the victim's email or cell phone without permission
  • Isolates the victim from friends and family
  • Is abusive towards other people and/or violent towards animals
  • Threatens violence

Source: National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence

Confidential resource, on-campus

RMC/ JSU Student Health Center​

1701 Pelham Road South, Jacksonville, Alabama​


  • Pregnancy testing​
  • STI screening​
  • Referrals to other resources 

JSU Student Counseling Services​

On-call counselor 24/7, contact UPD to access​
147 Trustee Circle​

Giselle Sharp is the victim and survivor counselor working especially with students who have experienced sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking.

Confidential resource, off-campus

2ndChance, Inc. 

  • 24-hour crisis hotline for domestic and sexual violence survivors​
  • Emergency shelter​
  • Forensic exam support and advocacy in local Emergency Department​
  • Court and legal advocacy​
  • Support groups and holistic wellness activities for survivors and their support systems​
  • Counseling services​
  • Assistance with pets​
  • And more!​​

Crisis Line: 256.236.7233​
Administration Office: 256.236.7381​​

  • Rape Response Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Facility​
  • Specially trained to handle sexual assault cases​
  • Offers exams 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.​
  • Free of charge​

Birmingham, Alabama​

Private resource, on-campus 

Title IX Office​

Oversees the university’s centralized review, investigation, and resolution of reports of sexual misconduct, sex-based discrimination, or sex-based harassment (including incidents of sexual assault, stalking, dating violence, and domestic violence).​

Coordinates supportive measures

Jasmin Nunez
700 Pelham Road North​
Angle Hall, Suite 301-A​
Jacksonville, Alabama 36265​

University Police Department (UPD)​

Salls Hall 700 Pelham Road North​
Jacksonville, Alabama 36265​

​Call UPD if you need to access a counselor after-hours, UPD will connect you ​