‘I Had To Make A Decision’: How Domestic Violence Survivors Are Navigating COVID-19

“We’ve constantly been telling people, ‘Check on your friends,’” says Kathryn Jacob of SafeHaven of Tarrant County.

By Christopher ConnellyJune 22, 2020 10:10 am, , , , ,

From KERA:

Warning: This story features accounts of domestic violence. If you’re experiencing abuse or partner violence and need help, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233, or you can chat with an advocate on their website. SafeHaven of Tarrant County’s crisis hotline is 1-877-701-7233, and resources are available on their website

The last time Stacey’s boyfriend strangled her, she nearly died.

“I woke up, I just felt numb. My whole body was just like, am I here? Am I dead?” she recalled thinking after she regained consciousness.