Domestic violence can bring a lasting trauma to victims particularly the young ones. It can lead to a low self-esteem, hatred towards other people, depression and worse, it can prompt the victim to take his or her own life notably if they don’t get help and the right support after their horrible experience.
Thankfully, many organizations exist today with a goal of helping domestic violence victims cope with the trauma and eventually move on with their new lives. Most provide assistance in various forms such as hotlines which parents and victims can use to report incidents or just to share their stories to ease the emotional burden they feel. They also provide shelters and other facilities where victims are housed while they are on the recovery process. [Read more…]