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    Stretching the Heartstrings: Being a SANE Nurse

    Caring for victims in their darkest hour.

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Black Lives Matter

We stand in solidarity with the fight against systemic racism, white supremacy and the oppression of the black community. Black Lives Matter. We’re inspired by so many people in our community who are using their voices and making change. For those looking for ways to take action you can find resources for engagement below. We…
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Happiness after Trauma

There is always an opportunity to help someone. Giving back, passing it along, or stepping up- whatever you call it, it matters more now than ever. Misty heard that call and answered. Her connection to The Center has been there for the majority of her life. As a young teenager she spent time living in…
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Stay Connected with Netflix Party during Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Hosting a Netflix Party with some friends is a great way to stay connected while keeping yourself safe at home! There are a few documentary films about sexual assault cases that would lead to great discussion. This helps the continue awareness and create empathy for people do have experienced sexual assault. Here are a 5…
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SAFE Clinic is Open

The Center for Women and Families SAFE Clinic remains open during this difficult time. Our SAFE Clinic is one of our most unique, and important, services the Center offers. We are the only sexual assault center in the state with an onsite SAFE clinic. It’s safe, private, and not as busy as an emergency room….
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History of Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Here is a rather brief history of the movement. These events and people (and many more), have inspired us today.

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Being a Good Neighbor: Proactive Green Dots during a Pandemic

The Green Dot violence prevention program is a CDC-funded and evidence-based program that teaches individuals how to be active bystanders and intervene when they see incidents of power-based personal violence – including child abuse, intimate partner violence, stalking, sexual assault, and bullying. Each instance of proactive bystander intervention is referred to as a “green dot,”…
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