Without effective early intervention, domestic violence can escalate in severity and lead to death. When domestic violence results in homicide, it is often a reflection of the community's failure to recognize the severity and potential lethality of the problem, and to address its critical role early intervention.
physical or emotional abuse directed at partners, siblings, children or elders. If anyone in your family is experiencing abuse, please read the following tips. They can help your family cope with violence, recover from the pain of abuse and go on to experience the joy and trust of supportive, happy relationships.