Domestic violence is a pattern of behaviors that adults or adolescents use against their intimate partners or former partners to establish power and control. The most common forms of domestic violence are:
- Psychological Abuse including verbal, emotional, or mental abuse.
- Physical Abuse including sexual assault or physical attacks.
For more information on domestic violence visit http://www.dcf.state.fl.us/service-programs/domestic-violence
For immediate assistance, call the Florida Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-500-1119