Intimate Partner Violence and Child Abuse Considerations During COVID-19

This issue brief from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) highlights key points addressing intimate partner violence and child abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic, where staying at home may not be safe for those who have previously experienced mistreatment or where current economic conditions might spark mistreatment that would not have otherwise existed. The brief also provides links to resources from the Addiction Technology Transfer Center, the National Hispanic and Latino Addiction Technology Transfer Center, and SAMHSA’s partner, the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health.
Record Type: 
Stakeholder Resource
Publication Date: 
April, 2020
Date: 
April 2020
Source: 
Partner Resources
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Supportive Services
    • Child Welfare
    • Health/Behavioral Health Referrals and Supports
  • Special Populations
    • Children Impacted by Toxic Stress
    • Domestic Violence Survivors
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