6 Signs of Emotional Abuse and Neglect

6 Signs of Emotional Abuse and Neglect

Physical abuse is often the type of abuse that is validated as a marker for abuse. But, there are other types of abuse that are just as important, and which often are the precursors for physical abuse. Often time, emotional abuse or psychological abuse can leave deeper scars. These emotional abuse signs can lead to unhealed trauma that later affects an individual’s ability to cope and find healthy relationships.

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National Child Abuse Hotline (US and Canada): 800-4-A-CHILD (800-422-4453)
National Domestic Abuse Hotline: 800-799-SAFE (800-799-7233)
TTY: 800-787-3224
Video Phone for Deaf Callers: 206-518-9361
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TTY: 800-799-4TTY (800-799-4889)
Crisis Text Line: Text HELLO to 741741 (US and Canada) or 85258 (UK)
National Runaway Switchboard: 800-RUNAWAY (800-786-2929)


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