GBMC to open first-of-its-kind unit for sexual abuse and trauma patients in Baltimore County

In response to a growing number of patients who are victims of intimate partner violence, sexual assault and human trafficking in the area, Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Towson is opening a new unit specially outfitted for examining and interviewing those patients — the first of its kind in Baltimore County. Set to open Thursday, the 2,500-square-foot unit includes two examination rooms and one interview room for investigators to speak with patients. Laura Clary, the clinical program manager at GBMC, said the new unit is separated from the rest of the hospital so that patients aren’t near the “chaos” of the emergency room. (Balt. Sun)

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