I recognize that something is going on that looks like family violence.
However, I don’t want to be dragged into someone else’s drama. What happens in someone’s home is none of my business.
Elder abuse is any act that causes harm or threatens the risk of harm to a person 60 years of age or older.
Elder abuse may be physical, sexual, financial, verbal or emotional in nature and may also include neglect or exploitation.
The resource line should not replace calling 911 in case of an emergency or any other 24-hour emergency crisis hotline.
Many victims avoid using the criminal justice system when experiencing family violence, for valid reasons.
For the purpose of the campaign, we refer to these individuals as “bystanders.”Bystanders are three times more likely to intervene after seeing a bystander campaign.
The Center For Family Safety and Healing (TCFSH) created “Where’s The Line?
Keep in mind that some teens may mistake attention as expressions of love when in fact they are warning signs of control.
Any act that causes harm or threatens the risk of harm to a teen by an individual who is in a current or former dating relationship with that teen.
When an abusive family member or partner causes harm or threatens the risk of harm to an individual with whom they are in a trusted relationship.
If you or someone you know is being abused by a partner or family member, it is important to get help safely.
If a victim chooses to leave an abusive relationship, for various reasons, it may take multiple attempts to leave. Physical injuries such as broken bones or unexplained bruising Claims of being “clumsy” or “accident prone” Frequent absenteeism or tardiness Isolation Harassing phone calls, text messages, emails or notes on cars Comments about stress at home Talking about the spouse or partner’s anger or temper Leaving work early or coming in late Making mistakes on the job Abuse occurs in all types of relationships and among people with varying backgrounds of age, race, religion, financial status, sexual orientation and education.
Teen dating abuse may be physical, sexual, financial, verbal or emotional in nature.