We encourage all students to visit the UHV Counseling Center if you have concerns that you may be in an unhealthy relationship. Counseling services are free & confidential. Employees may visit the Employee Assistance Program (password “UHVICTORIA”) or call 888-993-7650 for confidential counseling and a referral program available to eligible employees.
Healthy Relationship Tools
The tools below may prove helpful in identifying concerns of unhealthy relationships including dating or domestic violence. They have been developed by outside agencies or organizations and represent the views of those agencies or organizations and not the University of Houston-Victoria. They are included for educational purposes.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 4 Women and 1 in 9 Men report experiencing sexual violence, physical violence and/or stalking by an intimate partner with negative impact such as injury, fear, concern for safety or needing services.
myPlan: myPlan is a tool to help with safety decisions if you, or someone you care about, is experiencing abuse in their intimate relationship. myPlan was developed by the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing with support from The One Love Foundation. It can also help peers who are concerned about someone in an unsafe relationship to provide support. Access myPlan by downloading the smartphone app or using the web-based version at www.myPlanApp.org.
Healthy Relationship Quiz: Everyone deserves to be in a safe and healthy relationship. Do you know if your relationship is healthy? Answer yes or no to the following questions to find out. Make sure to check the boxes to record your responses. At the end, you’ll find out how to score your answers.
Can an Abusive Partner Change Quiz: Is your relationship really becoming abuse-free? Answer yes or no to the following questions to find out. Make sure to check the box to record your responses. At the end, you’ll find out how to score your answers.
LA Gay & Lesbian Center Abuse Checklist: The Los Angeles LGBT Center is the nation’s largest community-based provider of LGBT-related legal services [for] the legal needs of all LGBT people with a special focus on survivors of violence.
For more information, see our page on off-campus service providers.