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A Loved One Needs Help

I’m worried about someone I love.

It’s estimated that one in four women and one in seven men will suffer from domestic abuse in their lifetime: this could be your parent, sibling, neighbor, co-worker or friend. Whether someone has reached out to you for help or you’ve recognized warning signs and suspect abuse, your response can have a major impact on their life.

Below are the two questions we hear most frequently at Emerge from individuals who are concerned about a loved one. Click on the question for our answers.