How to Escape the Abuse and Begin to Heal
These advice sheets provide practical advice how to go from hurting, to healing, to helping:
Escaping the Abuse:
- What is intimate partner abuse?
- Checklist: Are you being abused?
- How can I keep the abuse from escalating?
- What can I do to bring the problem under control?
- What is a domestic violence safety plan, and what should I include in the plan?
- Should I get a restraining order?
Healing and Helping:
- How can I find a qualified counselor to help me?
- How can I get ‘unstuck’ and move on with my life?
- How can I help others overcome the hurt of domestic violence?
- Why do persons become abusive to their partners?