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One out of four women have experienced domestic violence in the United States. Domestic violence hotlines receive approximately 20,000 calls per day. Public health experts have classified domestic violence as a public health crisis due to the following factors:
- Significant number of individuals affected
- High healthcare costs
- The need for a multidisciplinary healthcare team for treatment and intervention
Family and Consumer Sciences
Fontbonne University Archives
St. Louis, MO
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, NCADV, Young Women's Christian Association, YWCA
Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration
Sengheiser, Katherine, "Domestic Violence Awareness" (2020). FCS Advocacy Posters. 6.
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