NACASA is a safe place for victims of sexual and domestic violence age 13 and older to go for help and to explore their options after an assault. Examinations are performed by doctors and nurses who are specially trained to provide medical care immediately following an assault. NACASA examiners have received special training to provide comprehensive care to assault victims. NACASA provides medical exams in a calm, quiet, and confidential setting, medication to stop sexually transmitted infections, emergency contraception, and sexual assault survivor support services, including mental health counseling and support groups.
NACASA offers a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program. Exams are provided in Flagstaff, Holbrook, Page, Round Valley, and Show Low.
Why is a medical examination needed? Assault of any kind is traumatic. You may be in shock and unaware of injuries. The examiner will document and treat any injuries, creating a medical record of what happened to you. You will receive treatment to prevent sexually transmitted infections and prevent pregnancy. You will also receive information concerning resources in the community and follow up care suggestions. Click here to learn more.