bMOREsafe is funded by Mercy’s Forensic Nursing Program. Mercy is a designated sexual assault and domestic violence center in
"The bMOREsafe app can help victims of violence to know what resources are available. It provides information about what one can expect after an incident of abuse or assault; it gives back the power of choice. It’s easy to use with a touch screen question-driven format," said
"The bMOREsafe app is a free download for anyone who wants it and works for both iPhone and Android smartphones. We’ll be promoting it at colleges, high schools and junior high schools across the region, and to health educators; we’ll have information about the app and the website at our booth at every community event we attend and posters will be distributed throughout the city, including college dorms," Holbrook added.
Content for the app will be managed by Mercy’s FNE Program and reviewed and updated every six months. The app also includes a GPS connection to provide directions to
According to Holbrook, Mercy was the first hospital in
"SAFE plays a key role in evidence collection which has been of great help to city and state prosecutors in developing their cases against the perpetrators of sexual assault. This new app is another tool we can use to help women, whether they simply have questions about sexual assault or are victims themselves in need of assistance," Holbrook said.
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