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Episodes Abuse at home - safety planning during COVID-19

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Abuse at home – safety planning during COVID-19
April 24, 2020

People around the world have been under stay-at-home orders to prevent the spread of coronavirus. While this situation isn't ideal, it can be dangerous for some. For people in abusive situations, home may not be a safe environment.

On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Amanda Kubista Owen, a Mayo Clinic social worker, discusses services available to help support people affected by domestic violence and why having a safety plan is important.