Frequently Asked Questions

1.  What should I do if I have been sexually assaulted?

2.  If I go to the hospital, do I have to report the assault to law enforcement?

3.  Is reporting the rape the same as prosecuting?

4.  What happens after I make the police report?

5.  If I didn't fight back, is it still rape?

6.  Do people "ask" to be raped by their behavior, clothing, etc.?

7.  I know the person who assaulted me.  Is it still rape?

8.  Can men be raped?

9.  I still am not "over" the rape.  What is wrong with me?

10.  I think my child may have been sexually abused.  What should I do?

11.  How can I get a protection order against my abuser?

12.  How do I schedule an appointment at COMPASS?

13.  How do I schedule a speaker from COMPASS?