Domestic violence is a serious issue that
affects the lives of far too many people. No one should have to live
under the shadow of domestic violence abuse.
- No one deserves to be hit, under any circumstances.
- Mental illness is often used as an excuse for domestic violence, but is rarely the real reason.
- Drugs, alcohol, and stress are not an excuse, and are not the "cause" of domestic violence.
- 1 in 3 American women have suffered some kind of domestic abuse at some time in their lives.
up side? There is help for those in domestic violence situations! Many
victims can and do leave abusive relationships and go on to lead
healthy, productive lives, away from violence.
The Santa Clarita
Domestic Violence Center can help. If you are a victim of Domestic
Violence, please call the Domestic Violence Center's 24 hour help line
at: 661-259-4357, or contact the police
in emergency situations.
More Domestic Violence information can be found at:http://www.dvcsantaclarita.com/