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|In an emergency, call 999. In a non-emergency, call 101 or call the Women’s Aid 24-hour helpline: 0808 2000 247
Domestic abuse is any incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive, or threatening behaviour, violence or abuse between those aged 16 or over, who are, or have been, intimate partners or family members, regardless of gender or sexuality.
Abuse can include, but is not limited to: psychological, physical, sexual, financial and emotional.
For more information and help please follow this link: https://www.sanctuary-supported-living.co.uk/find-services/domestic-abuse/devon/torbay-domestic-abuse-service-tdas
Domestic violence or abuse can happen to anyone. Find out how to recognise the signs and where to get help – for more information please follow this link: https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/getting-help-for-domestic-violence/
For more information and support please follow link: https://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/en
Chat with Refuge (the National Domestic Abuse Helpline for women and children) :
If you are worried that a friend, neighbour or loved one is a victim of domestic abuse, you can call the National Domestic Abuse Helpline for free and confidential advice, 24 hours a day on 0808 2000 247.
If you believe there is an immediate risk of harm to someone, or it is an emergency, you should always call 999.
Survivors of domestic violence are at different stages of their journeys toward healing and safety. Whether you’re living in a shelter or independently, it’s crucial to implement safety measures and create a supportive environment.
For more information, please follow this link: https://todayshomeowner.com/safety/guides/ways-to-create-a-safe-home-as-a-survivor-of-domestic-violence/
If you are concerned about your behaviour or the behaviour of someone you know, there is support available.
The Respect Phoneline – https://respectphoneline.org.uk/ is an anonymous and confidential helpline for men and women who are abusing their partners and families. It is open Monday to Friday 9am to 8pm. The helpline also takes calls from partners or ex-partners, friends and relatives who are concerned about perpetrators.
A webchat service is available Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10am to 11am and from 3pm to 4pm.
Telephone: 0808 802 4040