This week is Domestic Abuse Awareness Week.
The week is part of a campaign called Domestic Abuse shatters lives – see it, hear it, change it.
The campaign focuses upon the impact of abuse upon children. Devon & Cornwall Police and the Devon Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse Alliance have produced a number of leaflets and guides which give details of for help and support.
To help spread awareness why not tweet using the hashtag #shatterslives or tweet to @DSVADEVON?
If you need help and support to escape domestic violence or abuse you can call the following numbers:
Devon Domestic Abuse Support Service 0345 155 1074
North Devon Against Domestic Abuse Refuge 01271 321946
Devon Rape Crisis Service 01392 204174
Devon Rape and Sexual Abuse Helpline 0808 800 0188