Saturday, September 20, 2014

Fwd: Domestic Abuse / Violence - Get Help

Domestic Abuse / Violence - Get Help

Domestic abuse and violence have been front-page news lately, and a topic of discussion throughout the country. The US Department of Justice defines domestic violence as, “a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over another intimate partner.”

It can be:

  • Physical

  • Sexual

  • Emotional

  • Economic

  • Psychological

If you, or someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse, there is help out there. Call the National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) • General Services Administration • OCSIT • 1800 F Street, NW • Washington DC 20405 • (800) 333-4636.  

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