Domestic violence is abuse that happens in a personal relationship.
It includes any form of violence within a relationship (marriage, common law or dating) - sexual, emotional, financial and psychological, including threats.
Domestic violence and abuse do not discriminate, but they do often escalate.
He or she may act jealous, controlling, or possessive.
These early signs of abuse may happen soon after the start of the relationship and might be hard to notice at first.
Call the police right away - 911 If your community does not have a 911 service, look for the local police emergency phone number on the first page of your phone book under ' Emergency'.
Domestic violence is an issue that affects everyone, yet talking about it is tough.
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Domestic violence is not just about physical abuse.
Partnering with the Arkansas Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Arkansas Coalition Against Sexual Assault, Arkansas Department of Education and Break the Cycle, the Attorney General's office offers training opportunities for educators, school resource officers and others on dating abuse prevention and intervention methods.
The trainings delve into the youth experience of dating abuse, including health and academic impacts and how it differs from adult experiences.
Domestic violence affects men and women of any ethnic group, race, or religion; gay or straight; rich or poor; teen, adult, or elderly. About two-thirds or 68 out 100 domestic violence victims in Canada are women.