Understanding Domestic Violence

It's important everyone in our community can recognize domestic violence.
Addressing DV
Iris - COVID-19 Response

Like everyone else on the planet, the staff at Iris Domestic Violence Center understands that the coronavirus (COVID-19) is of great concern and on the forefront of everyone’s mind.

by John J. Price
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Recognizing DV
About Domestic Violence

Abuse is a pattern of physical, sexual, economic and/or psychological violence used to get control and maintain control over an intimate partner. It is important to know that you do not deserve to be abused, nor are you responsible for the abuse. Below are some examples of types of abuse that are common.

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Recognizing DV
Is Someone You Know Being Abused?

You may have a friend, relative, or neighbor who is being abused. You may have witnessed the violence, heard it, seen physical signs of it, or merely suspected it for various reasons. What should you do?

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Statistics
EBR District Attorney Reports

14 domestic violence-related homicides in 2017

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The Impact

1528

Housed

826

Counseled

683

Advocated For in Court

350

Made it Out

Thousands Needs

Thousands Need a Helping Hand

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