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Get help with abuse and domestic violence from a hotline in Vorarlberg, Austria

Domestic abuse is any action or behaviour from a partner or spouse, girlfriend/boyfriend or family member that aims to control you. For some, this is physical violence, for others it takes the form of verbal, emotional, sexual or financial abuse.

If you are in Vorarlberg, Austria and you are exposed to violence, 2 hotlines that support with abuse and domestic violence are available to you. You do not have to bear that burden in quiet, alone. Reach out if you are noticing these signs:

  • Fear of your partner/family member much of the time
  • Your partner/family member belittles your accomplishments and makes you feel unworthy
  • Feeling helpless, desperate, or emotionally numb
  • Your partner/family member humiliates you, insults you and puts you down
  • Your partner/family member has told you they will commit suicide if you leave
  • Believing that your partner/family member’s aggressive behavior is your fault
  • Your partner/family member hurts you or is threatening to hurt you
  • You are being controlled by your partner/family member

Victims of abuse and domestic violence can be in a difficult position. They once had (or still have) love for the abuser. On the other hand, they are constantly exposed to harm from someone who should love them back. This can feel puzzling and scary.

There is no universal recipe for setting free from abuse and domestic violence. However, know that many women, children, and men in Vorarlberg, Austria have made it. The first step in the process is opening up to a trusted and understanding person. Then, you can find your way out.

For free and confidential support with abuse and domestic violence, consider contacting a hotline in Vorarlberg, Austria today.


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