October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Monthby Susan Rigney on 10/06/14
Domestic violence is abuse that takes place in intimate relationships.
Domestic violence crosses all barriers: economic, gender, ethnicity, age.
Domestic abuse can be physical, emotional, sexual, financial, spiritual.
Domestic abuse includes stalking behaviors.
The cycle of domestic abuse includes 3 phases: Honeymoon, Tension Building, and Explosive.
For more information or if you believe you are at risk for domestic abuse in Riverside County California, please contact the Family Justice Center at
760.863.8363 or your local police department. You CAN get help!