April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). The goal of SAAM is to raise public awareness about sexual violence and educate communities on how to prevent it.

The theme of SAAM this year is “I Ask” to empower everyone to put consent into practice. Download information on consent here.

Canvas Health’s Abuse Response Services serves victims of sexual assault and teen relationship abuse in Washington County. The program offers a range of services, including 24-hour telephone crisis response, short-term counseling, 24/7 response to local hospital emergency rooms, support groups, legal advocacy, Safe at Home application assistance and community education. All services are free. If you have experienced a sexual assault or dating violence, call our 24 hour crisis line at (651) 777-1117 or our business office at (651) 251-5079.