Learning to break the cycle of abuse

PROGRAM: Annele Watt.

PROGRAM: Annele Watt.

A FREE four-week program to help women better understand family violence and make informed choices in their lives is starting in Bathurst next month.

Out of the Dark is for women who have experienced family violence (including emotional, sexual, social, religious, physical or financial abuse) run the Bathurst Family Violence Awareness Group.

Topics include the types of family violence; myths and facts about family violence; power and control in abusive relationships; the cycle of violence; AVOs and safety planning; recognising healthy relationships; the impacts of family violence on children; and finding help.

Phone Annele Watt at the Central West Women’s Health Centre on 6331 4133.