CHILDREN living in a home blighted by domestic abuse suffer trauma similar to soldiers at war, the head of a scheme to help youngsters said today (THURS) As Operation Encompass, a police scheme to alert schools when pupils are affected by violence or abuse, was launched in Stockton, former superintendent Shane Sellers said youngsters needed.. read more →

Simply talking about it can be hard enough. Almost without fail, when a person has been the victim of abuse, psychological experts say that individual experiences shame – internalizing some of the emotional and mental injury perpetrated; that’s in addition to how the abuse, such as physical or sexual, may mark a person physically. “Children,.. read more →