Domestic Abuse is not just physical and neither is it obvious. The Uintah/Daggett Children’s Justice Center wants to help the public to identify the different forms of abuse that can be taking place. Sexual abuse is any sexual activity that happens without always current willingness and unimpaired consent. Physical abuse is the intentional use of physical touch to cause fear, injury or to assert control. Emotional or verbal abuse is considered any non-physical but damaging behaviors such as threats, insults, screaming, constant monitoring or isolation. Financial abuse is not often thought about but when someone is exerting power and control by limiting, hiding, or denying money it is abuse. Some more modern abuse is stalking and digital abuse, using technology to bully, stalk, threaten or intimidate. There are local resources to help. The crisis line is

435-781-2264

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