8 Shortcuts to Help for Domestic Violence from the National Domestic Violence Hotline

Although domestic abuse has seen a decline in recent years, there are still millions — millions — of Americans who endure it each year (1). Not only is it a terrible way to live — domestic violence victims *never* deserve to be abused, period — it’s behavior that should never be tolerated.

To show our support for those in abusive relationships, we wanted to share some helpful articles that we hope will provide some hope:

Although domestic abuse has seen a decline in recent years, there are still millions — millions — of Americans who endure it each year (1).

Not only is it a terrible way  to live — domestic violence victims *never* deserve to be abused, period — it’s behavior that should never be tolerated. To show our support for those in abusive relationships, we wanted to share some helpful articles that we hope will provide some hope:

♦ Signs You May Be in an Abusive Relationship www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/hr/hrdepts/asap/Documents/Domestic_Violence.pdf

♦ It’s Time to Acknowledge Male Victims of Domestic Violence

www.huffingtonpost.com/bari-zell-weinberger-esq/its-time-to-acknowledge-m_b_8292976.html

♦ What to Say When You Suspect Someone is Being Abused

www.clicktoempower.org/domestic-violence-facts/what-to-say-when-you-think-someone-is-being-abused

♦ How to Identify and Report Elder Abuse

www.aplaceformom.com/blog/for-professionals/2-26-16-identifying-elder-abuse

♦ The Spouse’s Guide to Identifying and Stopping Opioid Abuse in Your Partner www.swiftriver.com/identify-opioid-abuse-in-your-partner/

♦ How to Recognize Trauma in Children

www.domesticshelters.org/domestic-violence-articles-information/how-to-recognize-trauma-in-children

♦ A Healthy Partnership: How to Support Your Bipolar Spouse

www.littlechapel.com/a-healthy-partnership-how-to-support-your-bipolar-spouse.html

♦ Creating a Safety Plan

www.thehotline.org/help/path-to-safety/

If you are a victim of domestic violence, please know that you deserve better, and there are many ways to get the help you need. If you’re not comfortable contacting your local law enforcement agency, consider reaching out to an anonymous hotline:

The National Domestic Violence Hotline

(2): 1-800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233) Crisis Text Line

(3): Text START to 741741 (1): www.usnews.com/news/blogs/data-mine/2015/10/09/sobering-stats-for-domestic-violence-awareness-month (2): www.thehotline.org/ (3): www.crisistextline.org/

 

 

Tonya GJ Prince
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Tonya GJ Prince

Tonya is a Social Justice Info Expert with over 23 years experience. She holds a BS in Organizational Management & Development. Her cat MiaBelle is her co-writer.
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Tonya is a Social Justice Info Expert with over 23 years experience. She holds a BS in Organizational Management & Development. Her cat MiaBelle is her co-writer.
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