It does not matter if you are young or old, married or not, in grade school or senior citizen age range. Call it domestic violence, dating abuse or bulling it is all one in the same. It is a method of control to make the bully feel better about themselves or to get the victim to do what they want for the bullies profit or gain at the victims cost. The name is defined by the relationship to the bully. Who can be a bully? Anyone, it does not matter the age, sex, religion, creed of the bully or their target. Below is more information, please read and learn and reach out to someone if you are in the situation or if you know someone who is in the situation. Victims can not become survivors alone.
Resources for Victims and Survivors of Domestic Violence
Thank you to the Avonfoundation.org for publishing “You ae not alone, Domestic Violence and Dating Abuse Resource Guide Information, Support and Resources to Use and Share“, and the below links and information.
These organizations provide assistance to help victims find local domestic violence agencies that will help with shelter and safety, safety planning, legal advice, medical assistance, immigration advice and other direct victim services.
For Immediate Assistance
National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY) www.ndvh.org
National Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) www.ncdsv.org
The National Center for Victims of Crime 1-800-FYI-CALL (1-800-394-2255) or 1-800-211-7996 (TTY) www.ncvc.org
For Further Information on Domestic Violence
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence 1-303-839-1852 or 1-303-839-1681 (TTY) www.ncadv.org
National Network to End Domestic Violence 1-202-543-5566 www.nnedv.org