Not Safer at Home: Domestic Violence Hotlines Field Dramatic Volume Increase - 27 East

Not Safer at Home: Domestic Violence Hotlines Field Dramatic Volume Increase

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A member of The Retreat staff answers a call on the 24-hour emergency hotline.

A member of The Retreat staff answers a call on the 24-hour emergency hotline.

Loretta Davis, executive director of The Retreat.

Loretta Davis, executive director of The Retreat. COURTESY LORETTA DAVIS

Julia, a volunteer for The Retreat, answers a call on the 24-hour emergency hotline.

Julia, a volunteer for The Retreat, answers a call on the 24-hour emergency hotline. COURTESY THE RETREAT

Julia, a volunteer for The Retreat, answers a call on the 24-hour emergency hotline.

Julia, a volunteer for The Retreat, answers a call on the 24-hour emergency hotline. COURTESY THE RETREAT

Julia, a volunteer for The Retreat, answers a call on the 24-hour emergency hotline.

Julia, a volunteer for The Retreat, answers a call on the 24-hour emergency hotline. COURTESY THE RETREAT

Julia, a volunteer for The Retreat, answers a call on the 24-hour emergency hotline.

Julia, a volunteer for The Retreat, answers a call on the 24-hour emergency hotline. COURTESY THE RETREAT

authorMichelle Trauring on May 16, 2020
The call came in on a beautiful Monday, from inside a locked room. “I know I can’t leave right now,” the woman whispered. “But I had to talk to somebody.”... more

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