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Domestic abuse

Domestic abuse also called domestic violence, is when an adult threatens, bullies or hurts another adult who are or have  been a partner or family member, regardless of gender or sexuality. It can happen to anybody.

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Abuse can be physical, sexual, financial and emotional. You may feel that you are to blame and may feel angry, guilty, insecure and frightened. It is unacceptable for this to occur and so if you or someone you know is affected by this you need to discuss it with someone you trust. Always remember if you are concerned about your or someone elses safety call the police. You can also speak to a health professional or your teacher.


School Nurses

Contact your nearest School Nurse

Useful information

The Hideout - understanding domestic abuse

Childline - 0800 1111


Domestic Violence Helpline  - 08082000247