How to help a friend dealing with family abuse or neglect
Family abuse: What it is and how to identify it
Dealing with family abuse: How to get help and stay safe
"I cry so much that I get to the point where I feel sick."
"I'm 16 and I left home due to emotional and mental abuse."
"I hate my family."
"Honestly, I'm just exhausted, i want all of this to end."
"Sometimes I wish they weren't my parents."
"My dad is a negative, unhappy person."
"I'm in a tough situation right now."
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