SAFETY ALERT:

If you are in danger call 911.
Or reach the National Domestic Violence Hotline
at 1­-800-799-7233 or TTY 1­-800-787-3224.
review these safety tips.

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DVAM 2014 is Now!

Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day

 
Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day (HCADV Day) is a nationally recognized awareness-raising day that takes place annually on the second Wednesday of October. Sponsored by Futures Without Violence, HCADV Day aims to reach members of the health care community and educate them about the critical importance of assessing for domestic violence, as well as the long term health implications of domestic violence and lifetime exposure to violence. There are many ways that you can provide leadership in your community on HCADV Day. Futures Without Violence is committed to helping you craft activities that best meet your interests, resources and time availability. Examples of past participation include hanging posters in waiting rooms that advertise local resource numbers; writing a newsletter article or an op ed for a local paper; committing to try routine assessment for one week; and inviting a speaker to conduct a brown bag lunch on domestic violence for staff. We encourage you to be creative! To learn more about HCADV Day or to order free materials, visit: www.futureswithoutviolence.org/hcadvd

Event date 
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 - 9:00am
Event location 
USA
City 
All Cities

State

Country 
US
Intended audience 
General Public
Donors/Funders/Lawmakers
Survivors and their Families
Community Partners/Allies
Faith Community
Communities of Color
LGBT Community
Older Adults
Educators/Students
Sponsoring organization 
Futures Without Violence
Contact name 
Vedalyn DeGuzman
Contact email 
vdeguzman@futureswithoutviolence.org
Contact telephone 
(415) 678-5500
Organization/Event website 
www.futureswithoutviolence.org/hcadvd