Do I have to go through the examination alone?

You may go alone or have someone you trust accompany you to the SANE Unit. You can also request that a sexual assault advocate from the Coalition meet you there by calling 516-222-2293, or you may request an advocate when you reach the hospital.

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1. What is SANE?
2. What is the SANE Unit?
3. Who supports the SANE Unit?
4. Who can use the SANE Unit?
5. How does someone get to the SANE Unit?
6. When does the Unit operate?
7. What happens at the SANE Unit?
8. What are your options?
9. Do I have to go through the examination alone?
10. What is a forensic nurse?
11. Do I have to prosecute the offender if I use the SANE Center?
12. What fees will be charged to patients who use the Unit?
13. Who will have access to medical records or evidence collected?
14. Where would I take a child who has been raped or sexually assaulted?