The mental health impacts of family violence

15 Mar 2023

Family violence has significant mental health impacts, and a growing body of research is recognising the far-reaching effects on women and children.

Family violence is common in Australia. For everyone involved, the physical, social and mental health effects can be devastating and long-lasting. Family violence can happen to anyone and in any kind of relationship. It is most often perpetrated by a partner, but can also be perpetrated by another family member.


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