Are you in an abusive relationship? Think you know someone who is the victim of domestic violence and sexual assault? You may have doubts, and be nervous about coming forward. Domestic violence can happen to anyone, it affects people of any race, age, sexual orientation, religion or gender. There are many organizations that can provide immediate help;. The National Domestic Violence Hotline responds to calls 24/7, 365 days a year with trained staff to help provide information, resources and immediate steps to take to be safe.
Other helfpul organizations that can provide help for victims of sexual assault:
The criminal court is the avenue to help punish the abuser as well as obtain help through restraining order. Victims also have the right to seek further justice in civil court. This includes receiving financial compensation for medical bills, therapy as well as payment for pain and suffering. Often victims of domestic abuse don’t get needed medical attention and mental health support. There can also be a sense of closure and starting over with a new chapter.
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