• One in four women and one in seven men will experience severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime.
• One in 10 women in the U.S. will be raped by an intimate partner.
• Nearly 10 percent of women and two percent of men have been stalked by an intimate partner.
• Nearly half of all men and women in the U.S. will experience psychological aggression by an intimate partner.
Where to get help:
Cross Timbers Family Services works to educate men, women and youth about the dangers of domestic violence, sexual assault and other violent crimes through advocacy and awareness.
CTFS helps with crisis intervention, emergency assistance, safety planning and therapy.
There is no appointment necessary for immediate face-to-face crisis intervention from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at their office located at 241 E. McNeil Street.
They also offer a 24-hour hotline at 866-934-4357.