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- firstname.lastname@example.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
Women’s Law Center
An Abuse and Domestic Violence Resource Collection
The National Domestic Violence Hotline
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence