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Rise Center - Peer Support Line is dedicated to providing 24/7, free and confidential support and information by phone. We...


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Peer Support Warmline - MHA of Nassau County provides 24/7, free and confidential support over phone. We are here for adults in...


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Find support for abuse and domestic violence from a hotline in New York, United States

Domestic violence 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.

One in three women and one in three men have experienced abuse or domestic violence. You might be afraid of reaching out for support. However, there are people who are equipped and willing to help you. Consider reaching out to any of the 31 hotlines in New York, United States who with abuse and domestic violence if you are experiencing these signs:

  • Not allowing you to work or get an education
  • Your partner/family member is constantly trying to convince you you’re crazy and makes you doubt your experiences (also known as gaslighting)
  • Any form of physical harm (hitting, slapping, strangling, kicking, burning, cutting)
  • Being exposed to intimidation and coercion
  • Avoiding certain topics so that you don’t anger your partner/family member
  • Your partner/family member is acting excessively jealously
  • Forcing you to use substances, lead an unhealthy lifestyle, or not take medication you need
  • Your devices are being monitored or tracked by a partner/family member

Experiencing a wide range of emotions is perfectly normal for victims of abuse and domestic violence. Doubting the clarity of your mind or your ability to understand what’s happening is also a common consequence of the abuse you have experienced.

There is no universal recipe for setting free from abuse and domestic violence. However, know that many women, children, and men in New York, United States 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.

If you feel like you might need support today, try reaching out to a hotline in New York, United States. It's free and confidential.


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