DLRA Program Director and Associate Professor Dr. Reggie Ferreira spoke to WDSU-TV about research into the connections between the COVID-19 pandemic and intimate partner violence. Their conversation stemmed from a recent article Dr. Ferreira co-authored with Associate Professor Dr. Fred Buttell in the Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy journal.
Anyone affected by abuse and needing support can call a national hotline at 1-800-799-7233. If you are unable to speak safely, log onto thehotline.org or text LOVEIS to 22522. You are not alone.