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I Know Someone Who's Being Abused, What Should I Do?

Resources to help you identify abuse and offer support. 

  • July 14, 2017
  • By domesticshelters.org
I Know Someone Who's Being Abused, What Should I Do?

When you think a friend is being abused, or they confide in you that abuse is occurring, what should you do? How can you best help? 

Helping isn't as straight forward as many think. But, never underestimate how essential your support can be. 

We've prepared a toolkit to help you understand the various forms abuse can take so you can better assess your relationship and understand your situation. You can download the toolkit here, or by using the gray DOWNLOAD TOOLKIT button above.

Inside you’ll find links to helpful articles, recommended books, checklists, relevant survivor survey results, support communities and how to find help.

Remember, above all, when faced with this situation the best thing you can do is listen, judgement free. 

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