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Anne Arundel Medical Center’s Abuse and Domestic Violence Program


Domestic violence is a pattern of verbal, physical and/or sexual abuse between intimate partners as a way to obtain power and control.
Domestic violence happens in same sex and heterosexual relationships.
Domestic violence occurs equally across all social, ethnic, and economic boundaries.
“Nearly one-third of American women (31%) reports being physically or sexually abused by a husband or boyfriend at some point in their lives.” (http://www.healthymaryland.org/pdf/domestic-violence-facts.pdf).
Does your partner…

AAMC’s in house Abuse and Domestic Violence Program has professionally trained staff available to help patients, employees and community members.
Please contact us by phone- 443-481-1209 or email- abusedv@aahs.org
If this is an emergency call 911 or
410-222-6800 –24 hour Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE National Domestic Violence Hotline

 

Domestic Violence Resources
Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence
http://www.mnadv.org/
Women’s Law Center
http://www.wlcmd.org/
An Abuse and Domestic Violence Resource Collection
http://www.aardvarc.org/dv/states/mddv.shtml
The National Domestic Violence Hotline
http://www.ndvh.org/
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
http://www.ncadv.org/