If you are or someone you know is in immediate danger, The National Domestic Violence Hotline offers crisis intervention and provides information and referrals for victims of domestic violence. Call the hotline at (800) 799-SAFE or (800) 787-3224 TTY, or visit www.ndvh.org.
For more information about domestic abuse and/or depression, these related shows, articles from O, The Oprah Magazine and message boards are a great place to begin.
What verbal and emotional abuse is:
- Defining domestic violence
- Steven Stosney, Ph.D. on why your partner does what he does
- Emotionally tortured wives speak out