Join the C4PE MD live for an important discussion about domestic violence. The discussion will take place on Thursday, October 1 at 9 p.m. EST.
During this dialogue we’ll discuss
- warning signs of abuse and how to identify it
- why people abuse
- how to create a safety plan
- identify ways to keep them safe when violence occurs — before it takes place
- how to support others who may be in an abusive relationship including how to start the conversation, ways to support them and understanding why they stay
On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this equates to more than 10 million women and men. Studies suggest that there is a relationship between intimate partner violence and depression and suicidal behavior.
If you are in an abusive relationship and you would like help, please call the Domestic Violence Hotline at Call 1.800.799.SAFE (7233)