Whether you decide to report domestic abuse to the police is completely up to you.The police are trained to respond effectively to survivors of domestic abuse.Some of the indicators of children witnessing or experiencing domestic violence can include: If you’re worried a child is being abused, you can contact Victim Support for help.
Very rarely is one form of domestic abuse found by itself.
Generally where one form of abuse exists, it is within the context of other forms of abuse.
You might be called names or constantly put down by your partner.
Emotional abuse or coercive control is the act of repeatedly making someone feel bad, intimidated or scared.
We do this by affecting public policy, increasing understanding of the impact of domestic violence, and providing programs and education that drive that change.