Domestic violence can affect anyone. It doesn’t discriminate by gender, nationality or identification. This sad fact is made even sadder by the all-too-often idea that domestic violence not only affects many, it is very often kept private.
By buying into the idea that a domestic conflict is none of our business, we are ignoring a very important means of support – the support of victims of domestic violence by loved ones.
The following report is a reminder that friends and family hold an important role in preventing domestic violence and holds key information on how to offer meaningful support to someone who may be experiencing domestic violence – read along
- If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call 911
- If you are experiencing abuse or have questions about domestic abuse, please call 403.234.7233 (SAFE)
- If you are experiencing or have questions about sexual assault, please call 403.237.5888