Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Advocacy Services

The Emergency Department offers 24 hours a day 7 days a week and Victim Advocates and Forensic Nurses to provide one on one care to survivors of interpersonal violence.

Adena Health System has special services available for children, women, and men who have experienced interpersonal violence such as sexual and/or domestic violence, child or elder abuse, human trafficking, and/or a hate crime. The Emergency Department offers 24 hours a day 7 days a week and Victim Advocates and Forensic Nurses to provide one on one trauma informed victim-centered care to survivors of interpersonal violence.

Services Include: 

  • Adult and Pediatric Forensic Evidence Kit Collection
  • Forensic Photography 
  • Information and Referrals
  • Emergency Medical / Forensic Exam Accompaniment
  • Emotional Support for survivors and co’survivors 
  • Crisis Intervention Services: Safety Planning and Shelter Placement
  • STD/I Prophylactics 
  • HIV Prophylactics
  • Plan B
  • Interpretation Services

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Many services are funded by the Attorney General’s Office through the Victims of Crime Act and SAFE Billing Program. Up arriving at the emergency room ask to see a Survivor Advocate and they will be there to help you understand your options to make informed decisions about your care.

Need help with past or current trauma from interpersonal violence but not in need of emergency medical care?  Adena’s Advocacy Program Can help.

 

Contact Us

Adena Regional Medical Center's help line: 740-779-7263 or 740-656-5340

Email is also an option for survivors: survivoradvocates@adena.org

The Adena help line is open Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

For afterhours support and resources:

Sexual Assault Survivors: 1-844-OHIO-HELP (644-6435)

Domestic Violence Survivors: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

Human Trafficking Survivors: 1 (888) 373-7888

If you are in Immidate danger or crisis please call 911 or visit the Emeregcy Department

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