Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Information for Professionals

Health Care

SHARE YOUR STORY: Because you have the right to be healthy and safe.

Text from top of Share Card: 'Share Your Story: Because you have the right to be healthy and safe. See back to learn how Share can help you'

OPDV SHARE card: A 2.25” by 5” card that is easily hidden in a phone case which informs victims of their right to free confidential screening and counseling. SHARE provides the victim with the number for the NYS Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline. 

Front text:
SHARE YOUR STORY: Because you have the right to be healthy and safe.

See back to learn how SHARE can help you.

Logos for the New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence and the New York State Department of Health

NYS Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline
1-800-942-6906

Back text:
Domestic Violence harms your health. If you are a victim of domestic violence, please SHARE that information with your health care provider. Your health care provider may be able to help you.

You have a right to be healthy and safe


  1. HIPPA: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  2. In NYS, domestic violence is not a reportable offense except under NYS Penal § 265.5 & § 265.26
  3. The Affordable Care Act ensures that women and children receive preventive health care. Domestic violence screening and counseling is now covered

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