Domestic abuse is any type of controlling, bullying, threatening or violent behaviour between people in a relationship. Domestic abuse can happen to anyone regardless of their age, race, gender, ability or profession and is not confined to physical violence.
For more information about the different types of domestic abuse click here.
If you are living in an abusive relationship, please know that this is NOT YOUR FAULT and YOU ARE NOT ALONE. Many people experience domestic abuse and don’t even realise it.
Everyone has the right to feel safe, especially at home. If you are uncomfortable or do not feel safe, we recommend that you contact one of the helplines listed below.
Note: the information provided in this module is designed solely to demonstrate the consequences of domestic abuse and to point you in the direction of relevant resources to help you if you are struggling right now.