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.