Domestic Violence and African-Americans by the Numbers

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  • Outer Wounds
  • Domestic Violence Affects Mental Health
  • Death by Spouse or Partner
  • Signs of Abuse
  • Getting Help
  • Domestic Violence and African-Americans
  • Black Women Have the Greatest Risk
  • Teens and Domestic Violence
  • Black Men Are Victims, Too
  • Break-Ups to Make-Up

Getting Help

If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, please refer to the National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233; National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673); The Trevor Hotline 866-4-U-TREVOR, which is a suicide prevention hotline for LGBT youth; and the National (Teen) Dating Abuse Helpline: 1-866-331-9474. You can also check out Children's Aid Society, Safe Horizon and the Boston Public Health Commission.

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