POTTSTOWN PA – Protecting women and the ones they love from domestic abuse will be the topic presented by Dr. Carol Henwood of Pottstown Medical Specialists Inc., a Healthy Woman physician-advisor, during the free March 19 (2009; Thursday) Healthy Woman event sponsored by Pottstown Memorial Medical Center. The program begins at 6:30 p.m. in the hospital’s Chesmont Building conference rooms 1 and 2 at 13 Armand Hammer Blvd.
Henwood will discuss types of domestic violence, how it progresses and why women need to talk to their doctors about it. A discussion on personal safety and evasion tactics also will be given by two female members of the Pottstown Police Department. A list of community resources, and advice on what to watch for in domestic violence and how to help, will be supplied.
Registration is required. For more information and to register, call 610-327-7662.
Photo from Pottstown Medical Specialists Inc.