am the abuser. What can I do?
As a person
who is abusing your partner or family member, you have a responsibility
to stop the violence.
help available for you and you must be willing to seek out that
help regardless of whether your partner or family member is going
to stay with you.
thing to do is to talk with someone about your problem.
call a hotline: National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE
(7233) or TTY 1800-787-3224 for the hearing impaired.
seek counseling: Lifeworks 478-1648
talk with a friend, clergy or other trusted person.
take responsiblity foryour problem by not minimizing its seriousness
or blaming it on someone or something else, or saying that you can't
control it. You CAN learn to control it.
respect your children by getting help so that they do not inherit
a legacy of violence.
respect yourself by learning that no one deserves to be abused and
everyone deserves to be loved and
Legal Services Links:
County Attorney's Office
County District Attorney's Office
Legal Aid of Central Texas
Social Services Links:
SafePlace: Domestic Violence
and Sexual Assault Survival Center
Austin Child Guidance
Violence Hotlines and Resources
National Domestic Violence
Violence Against Women
Agaianst Men and Women
Family Violence Awareness
on Child Abuse and Neglect Information
Child Abuse America
Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect