Teen dating violence and personal stories
Just the mere presence of a gun in a domestic violence situation increases the risk of fatality for women by five times.
While firearms are commonly used by abusive partners to exert power and control, we know that each case is unique and warrants its own specific safety plan.
In an effort to support survivors in cases where abusive partners have access to firearms, the National Domestic Violence Hotline has developed a tip sheet with frequently asked questions to help survivors navigate their unique situations.
To view and download this tip sheet, click the button below.
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Keep in mind that some teens may mistake attention as expressions of love when in fact they are warning signs of control.
If you think a child is being abused or neglected, you should report it as soon as you become aware of it.Elder abuse may be physical, sexual, financial, verbal or emotional in nature and may also include neglect or exploitation.Unexplained signs of injury Untreated physical problems such as bed sores Behavior from the elder that mimics dementia such as rocking, sucking or mumbling to oneself Broken bones, sprains or dislocations Caregiver’s refusal to allow you to see the elder alone Torn, stained or bloody underclothing Unusual weight loss, malnutrition or dehydration Unsanitary living conditions such as dirt, bugs, soiled bedding and clothes The “Where’s The Line?The Center For Family Safety and Healing (TCFSH) created “Where’s The Line?” to offer resources that can educate the general public, answer questions and triage requests to appropriate services.