Adults and Abuse
Domestic Violence
Abuse often begins with verbal behaviors such as name-calling, threats, and hitting or throwing objects. It can become worse, including pushing, slapping, and holding against the victim's will.
Recognizing Domestic Violence
Domestic violence is behavior someone uses to control a spouse, partner, date, or elderly relative through fear and threats. Read on for detailed information.
Close the Door on Intimate Partner Violence
Read on to learn about the signs of an abusive relationship, and how to make a safety plan and get ready to leave.
Recognizing Emotional Abuse
Physical violence is just one form of domestic abuse. Emotional abuse can affect you in serious ways as well. Read on to learn more.
What You Can Do to Prevent Child Abuse
Child abuse can happen in any family and in any neighborhood. Studies have shown that child abuse crosses all boundaries of income, race, ethnic heritage and religious faith.

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