Domestic and family violence

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Family and Domestic Violence

Supporting someone experiencing violence

Abuse and domestic violence can be confronting, upsetting, frustrating and frightening for friends and family. If you are worried about a friend or family member who is experiencing violence or being abused, how you respond can make a big difference. Talking about what’s going on, identifying and naming it are very powerful ways to help.

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Family and Domestic Violence

Staying safe

Information and support on staying safe from domestic and family violence including; safety at home, having an escape plan, safety after separation, safety in public or at work, safety on the Internet.

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Understanding emotional abuse

Domestic and family violence can take many forms. One common, and often unrecognised, form of domestic violence is emotional abuse, which is an ongoing pattern of behaviour intended to cause emotional harm.

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Understanding financial abuse

Domestic and family violence can take many forms – it can include many different types of behaviour including emotional, physical, sexual, spiritual and verbal abuse. One form of domestic violence which is often overlooked is financial abuse.

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Understanding verbal abuse

Understand what constitutes verbal abuse including the key signs to look for and how you can avoid it.

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Family and Domestic Violence

Help is Here

The Help is Here campaign provides information on support services available to anyone experiencing domestic and family violence, to help them access the support they need, when they need it.

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