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About Us

Central Dakota Forensic Nurse Examiners

We are by your side.

We provide professional, compassionate and timely collection of forensic evidence for survivors of sexual assault or rape.

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Our Central Dakota Forensic Nurse Examiners are part of North Dakota's Sexual Assault Response Team (SART).

We perform a medical forensic exams for patients who are reporting a sexual assault or rape in the Bismarck, Minot, Dickinson & Williston communities & their surrounding areas.
We advocate for the medical needs of sexual assault victims.

Recognize the Signs

If someone touches you in a way, or shows you something that makes you feel like you are not safe, you don’t have to keep it a secret. It’s not right, and it's not your fault.

Recovering from sexual assault or abuse is a process. A process that looks different to everyone. There’s no timetable. Here are some resources to help you navigate your healing process.

After an assault, it’s hard to know how to react. You may be physically hurt, emotionally drained, or unsure what to do next. You may unsure of where to start. Learning more about what steps you can take.

“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

Maya Angelou

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