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No Way Out - Domestic Violence & How it Leads to Suicide

Updated: Sep 15




It's bad enough when someone is suffering abuse at home. To make matter worse, this horrible crime often results in the victim isolating themselves and becoming clinically depressed. Many of them feel trapped and powerless. They do not receive treatment for their depression and thus believe that suicide is the only way out.



In most cases, the direct victim isn't the only one who suffers. Many children who are in households where domestic violence occurs attempt suicide. Children are deeply affected by physical and emotional abuse. They also feel powerless and have an increased likelihood of depression. They may seek to end their own pain and escape from the toxic environment of a violent household by taking their own life.


"Survivors of intimate partner violence are

twice as likely to attempt suicide multiple times."


"One out of every four women who are the victims

of domestic violence attempt suicide."

-suicide.org


These suicide attempts are a result of feeling there is no way out. There IS a way out.

Your cell phone donations are the key to these victims' freedom. Because of these phones, they're able to get the help they need and escape the abuser's grasp.

Suicide is never the answer. Let us work together as a community and do our part to prevent suicide.


To get involved, call us at 866-290-7864 or send an email to requests@911cellphonebank.org



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