The Get DVH website is dedicated to providing domestic violence help to reduce abuse in relationships through education and resources for personal empowerment.
Take control of you life by getting domestic abuse help now or aid others through personal knowledge and training. You'll find comprehensive information on the legal, emotional and practical aspects, as well as articles for breaking through the barriers and risks.
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Solutions to guide you take control of an abusive situation such as
national, state and local hot lines, and shelters. One of our most
popular pages is the domestic violence assessment test to help possible victims determine whether they should seek immediate help.
Understand the cycle of partner abuse and how it worsens over time through a cycle of making up, calm, tension, and an explosive incident.
Information of the relationship of alcohol abuse to family violence and increased risk of maltreatment when alcohol is involved. Alcohol is a common contributor to domestic violence incidents.
A guide to self-awareness, understanding the signs of being abused, and recognizing when a friend needs domestic violence help. Use the questions in this guide to determine if intervention is needed.
Reflection on the circumstances of women in abusive intimate relationships and unique needs for safely escaping.
Discussion of the harsh realities and how to overcome them for men who are abused by women.
Guidelines for recognizing abuse in gay and lesbian relationships and getting help. Unfortunately, intimate partner violence (IPV) is not limited to heterosexual partners.
Warning signs of dating violence and information to help keep teens safe and report abuse by other teen partners. Even young partners can get caught up in the domestic violence cycle.
Facts about the impact of domestic violence on children and how to cope with it. Children are heavily influenced by physical, emotional and verbal abuse that occurs in the home, and children who witness abuse often grow up to become perpetrators of violence themselves.
Legal strategies with information on getting domestic abuse help through use of protection orders, civil and criminal actions to be taken, divorce and custody.