Young People Who Have Been Through It

Children and young people from across Scotland made a DVD ('Listen Louder') about what it was like to live with domestic abuse. They wanted to help other young people who might be in the same situation by telling them about the things that helped them.

Here are some clips from the DVD.

What living in a refuge is like.

Refuge is a safe place that you and your mum could stay. This clip tells you a bit about what refuge is like. Watch the video.

Talking about domestic abuse can help.

Lots of children say that talking about domestic abuse can help. In this clip find out how talking has helped other children. Watch the video.

Messages from other young people.

Living with domestic abuse can be really difficult but children can get over it and go on to have happy lives. In this clip children talk about the other things that have helped them. Watch the video.

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If you need immediate help contact Women's Aid, the police domestic abuse liaison officer or your local social work office.

You can also phone Scotland's domestic abuse and forced marriage helpline on 0800 027 1234


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