Domestic violence can take a variety of different forms in a relationship within the St. Louis, Missouri, area and beyond. Sometimes couples can face just one type of violence, and sometimes, there are many more at play between the two people in the relationship. These types of abuse can commonly manifest in a few different forms, including verbal abuse, emotional abuse, physical abuse, and sexual abuse among others. All of these types of abuse can be detrimental to the people involved in or affected by the behaviors.
The month of April is recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The goal of this month is to raise awareness about sexual violence and work to stop future incidents through prevention efforts.