Starting the conversation with patients about their relationships will make a difference

Addressing healthy relationships with patients

What if we challenged the limits to disclosure driven practice? Studies show that talking to all of your patients about healthy relationships and how unhealthy relationships affect health, not screening, is what improves health + safety and prevents violence.

Educating providers

Evidence based intervention

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Setting and culturally specific harm reduction

No matter what setting, health providers have the unique opportunity to offer culturally and linguistically accessible, patient-centered harm reduction strategies that enhance health and safety.

Patient and provider education tools

For more resources on talking to patients visit our resources page: Learn more

Policy recommendations to address violence

United States Preventative Services Task Force, the Institutes of Medicine, the Joint Commission and most major health associations agree: providers should be talking to their patients about IPV.