Intimate Partner Violence
Intimate partner violence (IPV) refers to physical, sexual or psychological harm by a current or former partner or spouse. This type of violence can occur among heterosexual or same-sex couples and does not require sexual contact. Dating violence is a type of intimate partner violence. If you or someone you know is impacted by IPV, please contact the Counseling Center at 901.678.2068.
Behaviors associated with IPV often include:
- Coercion and threats
- Emotional abuse
- Minimizing, denying and blaming
If you or someone you know has been assaulted, contact the Counseling Center at 901.678.2068 and/or Police Services at 901.678.4357.