Getting help is a major step for many of those involved in abusive relationship. The help you need depends on the situation you are in.
In Immediate Danger?
If you believe you are, or a friend or relative is in immediate danger of violence then you should telephone the police by calling 999 – the emergency services number.
Whoever reports an incident of domestic violence the police are obliged to investigate and act against the perpetrator.
The BWA helpline provides a first point of contact for advice on domestic abuse. If you know or think you are being abused, or if you are concerned about a friend or relative. We can begin a dialogue and give you the information about the choices you have depending on the circumstances.
There is more information on the helpline here.