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What is Domestic Violence

Empower & Inform Yourself

Abuse in a relationship is any act used to gain power and control over another person. People who are abused physically are often isolated. Their partners tend to control their lives to a great extent as well as verbally degrade them.

misconceptions about domestic abuse.

Is domestic abuse something that should be kept in the family? Is it loss of control? Are abusers violent in all relationships? Inform yourself and learn about the facts that answer these common misconceptions.

Abuse can happen to anyone at any time. You don't have to face it alone. We are here to help.

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What you can do now

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If someone you know is in immediate danger, call 911.

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Know someone being abused?

Help a friend or a family member whose situation and behavior is worrying. While family violence or abuse can be a tricky subject to navigate, equipping yourself with the right information can help you be there for them.