National statistics say one in three women will be affected by domestic violence or abuse. With the help of the Citrus Abuse Shelter Association, also known as CASA, “Lisa” successfully escaped an abusive relationship. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Editor’s note: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. World Health Organization statistics say 1 in 3 women will suffer some sort of domestic abuse in her lifetime, whether it’s emotional abuse or physical violence against her.