Medical Forensics Exams for Victims of Assault

Northern Arizona Care and Services After Assault (NACASA)

A Safe Place. A Healing Place.

Northern Arizona Care and Services After Assault (NACASA) at North Country HealthCare is a safe place for adult and adolescent victims of sexual assault and domestic violence strangulation to go for help and explore their options after an assault. Examinations are performed by Forensic Nurse Examiners who are specially trained to provide care immediately following an assault. NACASA examiners have received special training to provide comprehensive care to sexual assault victims and may provide expert testimony in court if a case goes to trial.

NACASA Provides

  • Medical/forensic examinations in a calm, quiet, and confidential setting
  • Medication to prevent sexually transmitted infections
  • Emergency contraception
  • Survivor support services, including referrals to mental health counseling, support groups, and victim advocacy

Sexual Assault FAQs

Resources 

To report to your local police department, call 911 

Sexual Assault Survivor’s Support Groups

These groups are for sexual assault survivors who are 18 years of age and older. They are led by licensed professional counselors with specialized training in sexual assault and post-traumatic stress. Together we provide a safe and healing environment for survivors. Groups are free – no cost to attend! Please note, NACASA’s support groups are held on Zoom. For more information, on attending a support group, please call 928.522.9460

  • Flagstaff Women’s Support Group: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.
  • NAU All Gender Support Group: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
  • Show Low Women’s Support Group: 1st Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.

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