Domestic Violence does not discriminate in whom it affects. It involves multiple forms of abuse to include:
- Physical abuse
- Economic deprivation
- Sexual abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Psychological abuse
Do you feel trapped by your circumstances? Do you have nightmares and sleepless nights, as a result of abuse? If so, you are among countless individuals who have gotten caught up in an abusive relationship. Many survivors of domestic violence suffer from the effects of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and other psychological symptoms. At Dr. Smith & Associates, LLC, you can receive help in conquering and overcoming your emotional stressors.
If you are in imminent danger of any of the above violence, you should call 911 or the Domestic Violence Hotline at 1−800−799−7233 or TTY 1−800−787−3224. A Personalized Safety Plan may be necessary if you are in an ongoing volatile situation.