Cleveland Rape Crisis Center Sees Uptick During Kavanaugh Hearing (WCPN)
September 28, 2018
“The congressional hearings on alleged sexual assault involving Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh are having an impact on some Cleveland area survivors.
“The Cleveland Rape Crisis Center has seen an uptick in activity this week, said the agency’s president and CEO Sondra Miller.
“The average number of daily calls to the Cleveland rape crisis and support hotline in 2017 was 17 calls or texts per day. This week, there has been an increase in calls and text messages above that, Miller said.
“‘In the last three days we had 24, and then 34 in a day, and 19 yesterday. So we are definitely above average in terms of volume,’ she said.
“People can reach the hotline counselors by phone, text messages or through online web chat.”
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