For crisis intervention or mental distress: Provincial Mental Health and Addictions Crisis Line:

For Confidential support to post-secondary students in Nova Scotia:
Good2Talk: 1-833-292-3698
or text GOOD2TALKNS to 686868

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner program for the Halifax area:

Get toll-free numbers for other Nova Scotia regions


If you are in immediate danger, call 911.

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Our purpose is to help universities and colleges in Nova Scotia to

  • increase their ability to prevent sexual violence
  • share the CAPSAP study results with the community
  • support survivors in culturally sensitive and anti-racist ways

If you are a care provider, you can learn how students of diverse cultures and genders think and feel about their universities’ responses to sexual assault.

Find perspectives on sexual assault policy

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If you oversee sexual assault policies, you can audit your own policies and learn ways to improve.

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If you are a survivor or supporting family or a friend, you can get help, and figure out what to do next.

Watch the understanding sexual assault policies video

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Read the Supporting Survivors Guide

If you need immediate help, see the Get Help Now button

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Culture and Perspectives on Sexual Assault Policy (CAPSAP) is a study conducted at 4 universities in Nova Scotia to gather diverse student perspectives on university sexual assault or sexual violence policies.

Learn about CAPSAP


Thank you to our funding partners:

Province of Nova Scotia logoSocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council logoDelmore "Buddy" Daye Learning Institute

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