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Circular Letter DHCQ 14-11-622 - DPH Resources to Support Hospital Care and Population Health Management for Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Date: 11/28/2014
Referenced Sources: Chapter 260 of the Acts of 2014

TO: Hospital Chief Executive Officers, Quality and Community Benefit Officers and Risk Managers

FROM: Madeleine Biondolillo, MD, Associate Commissioner Deborah Allwes, BS, BSN, MPH, Director, Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality Carlene Pavlos, MTS, Director, Bureau of Community Health and Prevention Sheridan Haines, Executive Director, Governor’s Council to Address Sexual and Domestic Violence

SUBJECT: DPH Resources to Support Hospital Care and Population Health Management for Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

DATE: November 28, 2014

Table of Contents

Supporting Resources for Addressing Domestic and Sexual Violence

MDPH Circular Letter - DHCQ 14-11-622, November 28, 2014

Health Care Responses to Domestic and Sexual Violence and Collaborations with Community-based Sexual and Domestic Violence Organizations

Massachusetts Sexual and Domestic Violence Programs:

See website of Jane Doe Inc.: MA Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence, and Search Programs Directory, enter Zipcode or City.

In emergency situations, call 911

  • Safelink, 24-hour multilingual domestic violence hotline (877) 785-2020 TTY: (877) 521-2601
  • Linea directa para sobrevivientes de abuso sexual, 24-hour Spanish hotline: (800) 223-5001
  • For deaf or hard-of-hearing individuals, TTY: (800) 688-4889

Circular DHCQ 14-11-622, Recommendation #1 Partnerships:

Circular DHCQ 14-11-622, Recommendation #2 Trauma-Informed APPROACHES

Circular DHCQ 14-11-622, Recommendation #2 BEST PRACTICES Responding to Domestic and Sexual Violence

Additional Resources and Information:

MA Department of Public Health Contact:

Beth Nagy, Division of Violence and Injury Prevention

Bureau of Community Health and Prevention
250 Washington St.
4th floor
Boston, MA  02108

(617) 624-5420
Beth.Nagy@state.ma.us

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