Preventing Violence & Abuse
Violence is preventable, not inevitable. Most people stay silent about abuse and violence. A person wanting to help a victim of abuse is best able to do so after first understanding and familiarizing her/himself with the challenges posed by the problem. There are many things to do to prevent violence and abuse or help someone that is a victim of abuse.
- Be available to talk
- Remind them that they are worth being treated right
- Don't tell them "I would leave if I was in your shoes."
- Let them know that your concerned