Local Sexual Assault Response Team Launches

Sexual Assault Response Committee Executive Director, Christina Johnson says the group is made up of a number of agencies.

The local sexual assault response team officially launching in Medicine Hat on Thursday (Jan. 15). The team provides care and services to victims of sexual assault. Sexual Assault Response Committee Executive Director, Christina Johnson says the group is made up of a number of agencies. Johnson adds help has always been present in the city, with this model allowing care providers to work together. “Using this model has brought the providers closer together to discuss our overlaps, our strengths, as well as our gaps,” says Johnson, “We can work together in that coordinated manner.” The team is both a crisis response and after-care model for those affected by sexual assault. - Logan Piekema

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