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Helpful Resources for Victims of Abuse

Share This article - Author Jami Kirkbride offers these resources to those who are suffering from domestic abuse and to those who know someone who is suffering from domestic violence.

Recommended Web Sites

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Help offered 24 hours a day and access to more than 170 languages through interpreter services

The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

The Family Violence Prevention Fund

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Recommended Books

The following list of resources does not necessarily support the ideas, opinions, or beliefs of the author or, nor does it indicate an official endorsement. This list is meant to guide survivors, helpers, students, researchers, and advocates as they seek to learn more about domestic violence:

Vernick, Leslie. (2007)  The Emotionally Destructive Relationship.  Eugene: Harvest House Publishers.

Brewster, S.  (2000)  To Be An Anchor in the Storm: A Guide for Families and Friends of Abused Women.  Seattle: Seal Press.

Jones, A. (2000) Next Time She’ll Be Dead: Battering and How to Stop It.  Boston: Beacon Press.

Engel, Beverly. (2002) The Emotionally Abusive Relationship: How to Stop Being Abused and How to Stop Abusing.  Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Wilson, K.J.  (1997)  When Violence Begins at Home: A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding and Ending Domestic Abuse.  Alameda, CA: Hunter House.

Berry, Dawn B. (1995) The Domestic Violence Sourcebook.  Los Angeles: Lowell House.

Jami's Domestic Abuse Series:

Part One: Behind Closed Doors

Part Two: 'Round and 'Round We Go

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About The Author


Jami Kirkbride has a Master’s degree in counseling and is also a freelance writer, speaker, and personality trainer. She has remarried and now enjoys a safe and peaceful life on a ranch in Wyoming with her loving husband, Jeff, and their four children. Her other works can be found in The Mommy Diaries, Laundry Tales, When God Steps In, and Daily Devotions for Writers.