Domestic violence affects women from all backgrounds every day. In most instances, people are abused by individuals who are close to them. One in three women will be a victim of intimate partner violence in her lifetime.
Domestic violence, or intimate partner violence, is when a person is emotionally or physically hurt by her significant other. Domestic violence includes physical abuse such as hitting, biting, or kicking; emotional abuse such as yelling or threatening; and sexual abuse.
Learn about building and maintaining healthy relationships, how to identify signs of domestic violence so you can better assist loved ones, and how to get help if you’re a victim of domestic violence.
Domestic violence is a serious problem that affects our communities. Beebe Healthcare is committed to providing support for women and people affected by domestic violence through all stages of life.