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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Safety Measures

Page address: http://mnsu7700france.info.mnsu.edu/eotitleix/titleix/safetytips.html

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Protect yourself.

Download the free Circle of 6 app now at circleof6app.com and build your own circle of safety—and encourage your friends to do the same.

 

Circle of 6 is a free app that prevents violence before it happens. Circle of 6 lets you choose six trusted friends who you can reach out to for assistance quickly and quietly. It helps you get out of uncomfortable or threatening situations with just a couple of taps on your phone.

 

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Car icon: Come get me.

An SMS message will be ready to send that reads:

"Come and get me. I need help getting home safely."

It will send a map using GPS to show your circle exactly where you are.

Phone Icon

Phone icon: Call me.

An SMS message will be ready to send that reads:

"Call and pretend you need me. I need an interruption."

Chat Icon

Chat icon: I need some advice.

An SMS message will be ready to send that reads:

"I'm looking up information about healthy relationships and respect. Just letting you know."

There will be links to loveisrespect.org and whereisyourline.org. This keeps your circle informed of what's on your mind, but doesn't ask for immediate action.

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Pre-programmed national hotlines and a local number the user can customize.

In an emergency dial 911.