All posts tagged: Healing from sexual assault

The Susan Murphy Milano Show, Time’s Up: Liz Seccuro, “Crash Into Me”

The Susan Murphy Milano Show, “Time’s Up!” Thursdays at 2pm ET Listen LIVE at: Here Women Talk Special Re-Broadcast with Liz Seccuro, Author of Crash Into Me As a 17 year old student at the University of Virginia, justice was no doubt the last thing in Liz Seccuro’s mind.  However, that quickly changed when she became a victim of rape in a fraternity bedroom.  Liz and her parents contacted local authorities, as well as campus authorities, she was examined at a local hospital,  all the proper reports were made, and yet, with jurisdiction questions and the Dean of Students and the University doing nothing in her behalf, it went no further. Seccuro graduated and went on to get married and start a family when, out of the blue, her attacker made contact with her.  In an effort to complete an AA 12 step program he apologized, but it only fueled Seccuro’s fears for her safety and the safety of her family, and after 21 years, she filed charges.   Liz Seccuro forced herself through panic and anxiety to …

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Shattered Lives:Anna Doroghazi of CT Sexual Assault Crisis Services and Lavinia Masters of S.A.V.E. Ministry

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE:  CLICK HERE Guests: Anna Doroghazi,Director of Public Policy and Communication CONNSACS and Lavinia Masters, Founder of S.A.V.E. Ministry Anna Doroghazi, CONNSACS Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services, Inc. (CONNSACS) is a statewide coalition of individual sexual assault crisis programs. CONNSACS works to end sexual violence through victim assistance, community education, and public policy advocacy. CONNSACS’ mission is to end sexual violence and ensure high quality, comprehensive, and culturally competent sexual assault victim services. The SAFE Program provides care in a way that benefits both sexual assault victims and participating hospitals. Typically, victims wait in emergency departments for several hours before a physician or nurse becomes available to set aside several hours to provide care for the patient and complete the evidence collection process. In many cases, healthcare providers are not very familiar with the process which may lengthen the time that the victim remains in the emergency …