Power-based personal violence is a form of violence in which someone uses power, control or intimidation in order to harm another.

This includes partner violence, sexual assault, stalking, and other uses of force, threat, intimidation, or harassment. It can include the use of alcohol or drugs to commit any of these acts. These acts can be committed by strangers, friends, acquaintances, intimates, and other persons.

Get educated on topics related to power-based personal violence, prevention and healthy relationships.

The Office of Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Services provides education and information on a variety of topics including:

Consent Sexual Assault Relationship Violence Stalking Healthy Relationships Proactive Bystanders