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Abuse is a pattern of coercive control that one person exercises over another. Battering is a behavior that physically harms, arouses fear, prevents a partner from doing what they wish or forces them to behave in ways they do not want.

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence National Domestic Violence Hotline

Abuse Education
  • http://www.domesticviolence.com/content.html

    This survival kit tells you what you can do if you are threatened or hit by your spouse or partner. It is a self help guide that explains your legal rights and how to get help from the legal system.

    This guide also contains ideas to help you put together a safety plan and provides telephone numbers to call if you need shelter, advocacy services, counseling, a support group or if you just need someone to talk to.

  • http://www.endabuse.org/resources/facts/

    Domestic Violence is a Serious, Widespread Social Problem in America: The Facts

Local Abuse Links

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