Abuse in Relationships Resources

Jessie Nelson, Reporter

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The types of abuse:

Sexual abuse — any unwanted sexual behavior forced on another https://www.rainn.org/about-national-sexual-assault-telephone-hotline


Physical abuse — any intentional act that causes injury to another person https://www.healthyplace.com/abuse/adult-physical-abuse/what-is-physical-abuse


Psychological abuse — “any act including confinement, isolation, verbal assault, humiliation, intimidation, infantilization, or any other treatment which may diminish the sense of identity, dignity, and self-worth.”



Hotlines to contact:

Call: 1-866-331-9474

Text: ‘loveis’ to 22522

Visit: www.loveisrespect.org to talk to someone online 24/7/365


People to talk to:

  • Guidance counselor
  • Family
  • Trusted friends
  • Trusted adult
  • Coach
  • Teacher
  • School nurse
  • School CARE team


Other useful resources:

Do Something

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Love is Respect