Help on being a
good friend.

Have you ever wanted to help a friend who was stuck in an abusive relationship, but you weren’t sure what to do? Have you been disappointed when they didn’t end their relationship after you tried to help? Did it make you question trying to help them?

Helping a person in an abusive relationship can be difficult, and is frustrating sometimes. This is true whether your friend is the person being abused, or the person who is using abuse.

Below are ideas and resources for how you can intervene to stop abuse, and how you can support your friends if they experience abuse.

How would
you help?

It is difficult and scary to leave an unhealthy relationship. Take this quiz to find out how ready and willing you are to help.

Take the quiz