Survivor support groups
Note: UHS Survivor Services drop-in support group is cancelled on Thursday, June 29 2017. The group will resume July 27. To connect with one of our victim advocates, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. For after hours support, contact 24-Hour Mental Health Crisis Services at 608-265-5600 (option 9) or the After-Hours Nurse Line at 608-265-5600 (option 1).
UHS provides weekly drop-in confidential support groups for victims of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, and sexual harassment who want a place to speak with other student survivors.
Summer 2017 semester groups:
Survivor Support Group (all students)
Every other Thursday 5:30-7:00 pm (May 18 through August 10)
333 East Campus Mall, 8th Floor Lobby Conference Room
Thursday, May 18
Thursday, June 1
Thursday, June 15
Thursday, June 29
Thursday, July 27
Thursday, August 10
*There will be NO support group on July 13.
Other support groups specific to sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and/or stalking are available in Dane County.
- Rape Crisis Center Drop-In Support Group
- Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS) Support Groups
- Additional group mental health counseling options that are not specific to sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, and/or sexual harassment are available through UHS Mental Health
Survivor support groups FAQs
What is the Survivor Support Group?
When are the groups?
Where is it held?
How do I join? Do I need to register?
Can I attend if I'm not a UW-Madison student?
What is a typical group session like?
If I come, do I have to talk?
Can I go to the group and use Victim Advocacy counseling?
Who leads the group?
Is what I say confidential?
The Survivor Support Groups are not...
I'm not a survivor, can I attend?
My campus job requires me to report crime information that I hear or that is told to me. Can I still attend?