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    What Abuse Is

    PHSYICAL ABUSEShadows of three people on grass

    Physical Abuse is any physical act intended to control, harm, injure or inflict physical pain on another person.


    It is being slammed against a wall or being injured with a weapon or object. Brutal beatings can result in bruising, lacerations, broken bones or death.

    Physical Abuse Includes

    • Pushing/shoving
    • Slapping
    • Punching
    • Choking
    • Slapping/punching
    • Kicking
    • Pulling hair/grabbing
    • Throwing objects
    • Using weapons
    • Restraining you in any way
    • Any unwanted physical contact


    For Immediate Help Call Our
    24 Hour Crisis Lines:

    Local: (905)352-3708
    Toll Free: 1-800-388-5171
    TTY: 905-352-3506
    or call: 911

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