‘I work with LGBT domestic abuse survivors. No one day is the same’

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My charity supports a growing number of people, from those in violent relationships to others nervous about testifying in court

I work in a domestic abuse team for an LGBT charity. I never really know what to expect when I come in to work: whether it’s offering talking therapy or providing substance abuse services, no one day is the same.

In the UK, Samaritans can be contacted on 116 123 or email jo@samaritans.org. In the US, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255. In Australia, the crisis support service Lifeline is 13 11 14. Other international suicide helplines can be found at www.befrienders.org.

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