We’re supposed to stay home to limit the spread of coronavirus. But for those living with an abusive partner or family member, home could be the most dangerous place right now. Children are especially vulnerable. We talk with a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in violence and trauma.
Domestic violence during COVID-19
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