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Domestic abuse is the use of controlling, coercive, threatening behaviour, violence or abuse between intimate partners or family members. The abuse can be psychological, physical, sexual, financial and emotional.
Both men and women can be victims of domestic abuse, and both men and women can be the abusers.
You can make a difference
Family, friends, colleagues, neighbours and community members can be a life-line for those living with domestic abuse.
You may be one of the few people that a victim of domestic abuse may be able to speak to.
This means you are in a unique position to help and potentially save lives. We need you to: 1) Be on the lookout 2) Check it out 3) Choose to act
1) Be on the lookout for…
2) Check it out
3) Choose to act
If an individual discloses that they are experiencing domestic abuse, then try to…
If you are suffering from domestic abuse during this time, please remember that we are available 24/7 to protect you, and to provide help and support.