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Safety Plan: Preparing to Leave a Violent Relationship

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Overview

As soon as you start to think about leaving, you need to take extra care to stay safe. For example, if you printed out this information, it may be better off in the hands of a trusted friend than at home.

The more prepared and supported you are, the safer leaving can be.

Here are some tips that may be helpful. Keep in mind that this information is not official legal advice.


Credits for Safety Plan: Preparing to Leave a Violent Relationship

Current as of: June 16, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Christine R. Maldonado PhD - Behavioral Health
H. Michael O'Connor MD - Emergency Medicine


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