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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Violence Awareness & Response Program

Violence Prevention Apps

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/varp/apps.html

   StreetSafe 

StreetSafe features:

Walk With Me service with a live, professionally trained Safety Advisor to talk you through uncomfortable situations and escort you as you walk alone or with others

Instant silent alarm notification to emergency services with GPS information and personal profile

Unlimited access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year

Affordable monthly subscription plan.

Learn more here

 

   Shatter the Silence

 

PAVE and the Cleary Center for Security on Campus' Shatter The Silence App provides education and resources to help prevent sexual violence by equipping users with knowledge, skills and services through interactive multimedia tools. Shatter The Silence also provides instant EMERGENCY functionality that will contact the police, notify chosen contacts of your location and situation using Glympse geolocation technology, and connect you to immediate support from trained violence intervention specialists.

Learn more here.

 

 

   Circle of 6

If you're out late and you lose track of your friends, you can use thisCircle of 6 to send your circle a “come and get me” message- with a map using GPS to show your precise location.

You're on a date that starts to get uncomfortable. You need a polite way to excuse yourself. Use Circle of 6 to alert your circle to call you and interrupt the situation.

You're seeing someone new, but you have some doubts about how things are going. Use to access a wealth of online information about healthy relationships.


In critical situations, use to call two pre-programmed national hotlines or a local emergency number of your choice.

Learn more here.