Resources For Witnesses, Victims, and Batterers
Updated: Jan 12
Witnessing someone you care about being abused in any capacity is difficult to bear. It is frustrating because the witness wants to do something to change the situation when that is not what actually helps the victim. That is a hard thought to process. It is the truth according to experts in Domestic Violence.
If you are witness to abuse and want to help the victim, read the following recourses.
Supportive Blogs With Helpful Information
Healthy Responses to Victims of Abuse
If you are a victim...
For any victims and survivors who need support, we are here for you, 24/7. Call 1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-787-3224 for TTY, or if you’re unable to speak safely, you can log onto thehotline.org or text LOVEIS to 22522.
If you are the abuser and need help, it is available.
I, too, was abusive to partners in the past. I wanted to change, and through willingness and surrender, change happened. You have access to these and many other avenues to recovery. You only need to want it.
Mental Health Recourses & Other Information
Suicide Prevention -- 1-800-273-8255