Care for Violence Survivors

Turn to the specially trained nurses at Adventist HealthCare who skillfully balance the compassionate, confidential care and support of violence survivors with the delicate, thorough process of collecting medical evidence.

Get Help After Abuse

Rest assured your safety, privacy, comfort and wellbeing are our top concerns. Seek care if you or a loved one experience:

Forensic Medical Services

Access services including:

  • Connection to local and state advocacy, legal and shelter resources
  • Evidence collection
  • HIV/STI testing and prevention medications
  • Private care from a nurse
  • Referral for follow-up services, including mental health care
  • Safety planning

Get Help to Report

You have the choice to report the incident to the police or stay anonymous during your exam. If you choose to report, you can count on our providers for help throughout the process.

Call for Safe, Confidential Care

Anyone with concerns about coming to the hospital can call the Forensic Medical Unit nurses directly at 240-826-6225 to have their questions answered and develop a plan for care.

Having an Emergency?

Call 911 or find the nearest emergency room.

Set Your Location

Setting your location helps us to show you nearby providers and locations based on your healthcare needs.