EP 150 Domestic Violence- One woman’s story and the need for change

EP 150 Domestic Violence- One woman’s story and the need for change

By Heather Ross

The Better Me Podcast delves into how people navigate through life’s challenges and live as the best people they can be. Coach, writer, and educator Heather M. Ross chats with guests about how they’ve gotten past life’s bumps in the road, from potholes to sinkholes. She also shares her own stories of living with a mental illness while striving to pursue her dreams.

Writer Denise Chong joined me to talk about her latest book *Out of Darkness*, domestic violence, and the troubling way many victims are still perceived.

If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship, please see the resources below.

https://sheltersafe.ca/ – Sheltersafe – Canada
https://kidshelpphone.ca/need-help-now-text-us/ – Kids Help Phone – Canada
https://www.ctvnews.ca/w5/here-s-who-to-contact-if-you-need-help-dealing-with-domestic-violence-in-canada-1.5188182 – see this article for more support broken down by province.

https://www.acf.hhs.gov/fysb/programs/family-violence-prevention-services/programs/ndvh#:~:text=Accessibility,and%20the%20U.S.%20Virgin%20Islands. – National Domestic Violence Hotline – US

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