Prevention Resources

Bystander Intervention Tips

RISD encourages all members of the RISD community to be active bystanders against sexual violence. The following information is based on Bystander Intervention research being done at the University of New Hampshire (Bringing in the Bystander®).

Some simple steps to becoming an active bystander:

How to intervene safely:

What can my friends and I do to be safe?

Below are some additional resources for bystander intervention:

RISD has a club: SHARE– Sexual Health And Relationship Educators who host programs and trainings around the topic of consent, healthy relationships and bystander intervention for more information on the club please email

A Video from New Zealand’s Who Are You Campaign

Article: Understanding Abusers