DRLA Director and Associate Professor Dr. Reggie Ferreira is quoted in a NOLA.com article about the rise in Intimate Partner Violence. He and Professor Fred Buttell are studying the affects of COVID-19 restrictions on IPV.
Anyone affected by abuse and needing support can call a national hotline at 1-800-799-7233. If you are unable to speak safely, text LOVEIS to 22522. You are not alone.