Violence Intervention Programs
Programs at the MD Trauma Centers & in Our Communities
The Baltimore City Health Department (BCHD) is committed to ensuring that communities impacted by the recent tragic events in Baltimore have access to needed trauma counseling and mental health services.
Behavioral Health System Baltimore, Inc. performs the function of managing Baltimore City’s behavioral health system—the system of care that addresses emotional health and well-being and provides services for individuals with substance use and mental health disorders. We help guide innovative approaches to prevention, early intervention, treatment and recovery for those who are dealing with mental health and substance use disorders to help build healthier individuals, stronger families and safer communities.
Advancing hope, healing, and resilience for those impacted by trauma, abuse, and violence through comprehensive response, treatment, education, and prevention. Creating a center of excellence and new response model LifeBridge Health’s Center for Hope provides intervention & prevention for: Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, Street Violence, Safe Streets, and Elder Justice for survivors, caregivers, and communities.
Break the Cycle
Intentional Violence Intervention Team
Johns Hopkins Hospital
(In – House Intervention)
Break the Cycle utilizes evidence-based practices to manage patients impacted by intentional violence. The team has expertise within case management and hospital responders roles. The program provides linkages to community based resources.
Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress
Kennedy Krieger Institute
1741 Ashland Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21205
Outpatient Medical and Therapy Clinics
9730 Patuxent Woods Drive
Columbia MD 21046
Helping children and their families cope and recover from the effects of trauma and stress.
The American Trauma Society (ATS) along with the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center is committed to providing programs and resources to trauma patients and their families to manage their recovery and improve their lives.
Violence Prevention Program at the Shock Trauma Center
University of Maryland Medical Center
110 S. Paca Street, 3rd floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
The Violence Prevention Program is determined to reduce the frequency and the severity of recidivism for violent injury and criminal activity among persons living in and around Baltimore City. Committed to Dr. King’s vision of “The Beloved Community,” our services focus on the enhancement of personal strengths, conflict resolution and the development of community relationships.
Violence Intervention Program “CAP-VIP”
University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center
CAP-VIP is a premier hospital based violence intervention program in the National Capital Region that provides trauma-informed care and psychological services to survivors of violent injury. CAP-VIP works primarily with youth and young adults to reduce the likelihood of repeat violent injury (also defined as trauma recidivism) by addressing the risk factors associated with repeat violent injury.
If you or someone you know has experienced domestic or sexual violence, elder abuse, or child physical/sexual assault or abuse we can help. Western Maryland Health System provides confidential, compassionate care and services for children, teens and adults of any age.