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What Others Are Saying About SAP

“SAP is the best resource I could have found in my time at Ohio University. They helped me immensely and showed me compassion every step of the way.” 
— Student survivor

“SAP has helped me more than words could ever express." 
— Student survivor

“I have been working with SAP for two years now. Every advocate I've worked with has been invaluable for my own personal growth, as well as for keeping me around, in college and in the world. Even though this past year we haven't been able to meet in person, my advocate has been just as supportive, just as helpful to work with and as present as she possibly could be. I always felt comfortable talking with her." 
— Student survivor

“OU's Survivor Advocacy Program is by far one of the most valuable on-campus resources available to students. Each of the SAP advocates are incredibly compassionate, empathetic, and committed to eradicating the accepted culture of sexual violence that surrounds a university community. I wouldn't be the empowered survivor I am today without the support of SAP's staff and their outreach activities."
— Student survivor

“SAP played an integral role in my healing process. I can say without hesitation that I would not be who I am, or where I am, without them. SAP offered me unconditional support, love, respect, and access to resources. I am eternally grateful to them and their exceptional work.” 
— Student survivor

“This has been the most helpful experience of my life. I am so thankful for everything SAP has done for me. Without them I don't know where I would be.” 
— Student survivor

“My advocate was amazing. She truly held the space for me to share intimate details of my experiences I haven't been comfortable sharing anywhere else."
— Student survivor

"The advocates I have worked with at SAP have helped me understand how my trauma affects me, how to deal with it and how to work through it. I am a better person because of them, and I wold be a million times worse off without them. They were willing to listen to my experiences and go at my pace, and they BELIEVED every word i said. I appreciate them immensely."  
— Student survivor

"I worked with {name redacted}, she is a wonderful women [sic]. The first day I met her I was very afraid to tell her everything but then she explained to me how the program works. I trusted her and told her all the story. She understood my culture and gender. She explained to me some information about the court system. She treated me like a friend and helped me to feel safe by providing me some sources where they can help me 24/7. But she was always there even on the weekends I email her and tell her that I'm safe. She is a family to whoever need her."  
— Student survivor

“There are no words that could express how much appreciation and love I have for the Survivor Advocacy Program. Every single person I've met and/or worked with in the organization wanted nothing but to help me and anyone else I've known go to SAP seeking help. I sought help from SAP my first year of college, and continued getting support from them for the entirety of my four years here. I found a home with them. I felt safe with them when I didn't feel safe anywhere else, and I'm going to miss every single person I've worked with.” 
— Student survivor

“The people over at SAP continuously reassure me that my feelings are validated. They believe me, and not only do they express that by saying it, but also with empathy.” 
— Student survivor

“The Survivor Advocacy Program has helped me overcome one of the largest struggles in my life and was by my side every step of the way. Without the help of everyone at SAP I don't know if I would feel as strong or if I would have found the path to recovery."
— Student survivor

“In the Survivor Advocacy Program, we found the respect, empathy, and support we needed to have during such a painful and difficult time.”
— Parents of student survivor/SAP Client

“Without SAP I would have found it extremely difficult, if not impossible, to get through my interviews and hearing. The support and help that I gained from my advocate was something that will stick with me for the rest of my life.”
— Student survivor

“Everyone I interacted with was incredibly welcoming, supportive and helpful. Having an institutional resource to learn more about my options and navigate my studies while dealing with a difficult personal experience was invaluable. Having these resources available and accessible is one of the reasons I was able to stay in my program after a traumatic event.”
— Student survivor

“I really appreciate everything that SAP services did for me. I felt comfortable and safe in their environment and they helped me come to terms with the situation I went through. I would recommend their services to anyone I know who needs them.”
— Student survivor

“I’m very grateful that this resource is available to me and my fellow students at Ohio University.”
— Student survivor

“The advocates I have worked with at SAP have helped me understand how my trauma affects me, how to deal with it and how to work through it. I am a better person because of them, and I would be a million times worse off without them. They were willing to listen to my experiences and go at my pace, and they BELIEVED every word I said. I appreciate them immensely.”
— Student survivor