SAFETY and planning
IF A SITUATION APPEARS TO BE LIFE THREATENING OR A CRIME IS IN PROCESS, CALL 9-1-1 OR YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT.
Safety Planning Tips in an Abusive Relationship
"This plan contains suggestions for safety. Following these suggestions is not a guarantee of safety, but applying them to your own situation could improve your level of safety in an abusive relationship. You may be able to complete a more detailed, specific safety plan with a local domestic violence advocate."-National Domestic Violence Hotline
Several risk factors have been associated with increased risk of homicides (murders) of women and men in violent relationships. We cannot predict what will happen in your case, but we would like you to be aware of the danger of homicide in situations of abuse and for you to see how many of the risk factors apply to your situation.