NSAM08_ButtonStopFALL INTO FOREVER deals with a lot of heavy topics, but one of the main ones is online harassment/cyberstalking. People aged 18-24 experience the highest rate of stalking with one third of all women reporting that they’ve been harassed or stalked online.

If you or someone you know is being stalked online, there are people and places that can help. You do NOT need to go through it on your own and you’re definitely not alone. Here are some resources to check out:

RAINN Rape Abuse & Incest National Network – Computer Safety

Digital-Stalking – UK based, so some of the laws mentioned may not be applicable depending on where you live, but it’s still a great source of information.

Stalking Resource Center – It’s important to keep a record of what’s going on and when.  Download their free stalking and behavior log.

January is National Stalking Awareness Month – site devoted to increasing awareness with lots of resources, including these stalking safety tips

Many colleges have policies in place and resources for you to take advantage of, so please check with your campus security office. They’re there to help you!