Domestic abuse - information for parents and carers

Are you or have you suffered physical, emotional or sexual abuse in your relationship?

Domestic abuse can have a profound effect on children and young people.

It includes physical, emotional and sexual abuse when two people are, or have been, in a relationship or between family members.

It can be carried out by men and women.

If you are affected you can visit the Derbyshire Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse Service or for urgent help, phone their helpline on tel: 08000 198 668

More help is available from the Refuge website or the Derbyshire County Council domestic abuse page.