What Is Abuse?
Abuse is a pattern of behaviour used to control or hurt another family member or partner. These behaviours can include different forms of abuse such as hitting, name calling, withholding money, threats, forced sex, intimidation, and neglect. All types of abuse are wrong.
It is not your fault
Help is available
Information is available here
If you or someone you know is impacted by family violence and in need of support, please contact the Medicine Hat Women's Shelter Society crisis line at (403) 529-1091 or call our toll free number at 1-800-661-7949