Contemplator QA Post Category: Abuse

Where can I get help?

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call 911. If you’re hurt or have health concerns, go to your health care provider, urgent care centre or emergency department. Tell them how you got hurt. If you’re experiencing abuse, tell someone you can trust like a friend or family member. Talk with your […]

Will having a baby help stop the abuse?

Having a baby is not likely to stop the abuse. Sometimes stress, family changes, or the responsibilities of having children can lead to conflict—and conflict can sometimes lead to family violence, neglect, or abuse. Abuse during pregnancy is harmful for both the mother and the unborn child. People who experience abuse during pregnancy can be […]

What is abuse?

Abuse is any behaviour used to control another person. It can affect your thoughts or emotions, present a significant threat to your physical safety, and even be dangerous to your life. Abuse can take many forms: