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National Domestic Violence Hotline provides 24/7, free and confidential support and information by phone. We help everyone in...


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The Deaf Hotline is a 24/7 hotline formed by a partnership between ADWAS (Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services) and NDVH...


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Youth

Love is Respect is dedicated to providing 24/7, free and confidential support and information by phone, text message (SMS) and...


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Parents
Youth

Sanctuary Crisis Line offers 24/7, free and confidential support by phone. We are here to help youth, parents in Guam who may...


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Reach out to a hotline in Guam for support with abuse and domestic violence

Domestic abuse is any action intended to control or keep power over a spouse, partner, family member, or girlfriend/boyfriend. The abuse may take the form of something physical, or it may be emotional, verbal, sexual, or financial. You might feel threatened, controlled, or belittled.

Setting free from an abuser may feel impossible. You are probably terrified and feel trapped. However, many victims of abuse and domestic violence have made it. With the help of 4 hotlines in Guam that support with abuse and domestic violence, you can live without having to endure these symptoms of abuse:

  • Not allowing you to work or get an education
  • Your partner/family member has told you they will commit suicide if you leave
  • Feeling like you can’t do anything right for your partner/family member
  • Your partner/family member yells at you
  • You are being threatened that your children will be taken away from you
  • Forcing you to use substances, lead an unhealthy lifestyle, or not take medication you need
  • Believing that your partner/family member’s aggressive behavior is your fault
  • Being taken advantage of financially

Every case of abuse and domestic violence is unique. Every family and partnership has its own story. It’s perfectly normal to feel conflicted and insecure about the whole situation. Going through it alone can be confusing and, importantly, dangerous.

There is no universal recipe for setting free from abuse and domestic violence. However, know that many women, children, and men in Guam 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 Guam today.


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