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Survivor Support

YOU ARE

NEVER ALONE

We are survivors for survivors.

break the silence against domestic violence

You did it. You survived. You’re trying to get your life back on track, but you feel alone. You feel misunderstood. Your abuser’s voice echoes in your mind. Survivor sisters and brothers, you are not alone. Your BTSADV family is here for you every step of the way.

JOIN THE RIGHT COMMUNITY FOR YOU

WE CONNECT SURVIVORS FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE

Survivor Sisters

We have numerous programs created for our Survivor Sisters. Connect with women around the world.

Survivor Brothers

We work to support our Survivor Brothers and are constantly growing our Brother network.

LGBTQ+

We support the unique challenges that our LGBTQ+ survivor community faces.

Need someone to talk to?

Our helpline is available to all survivors that would like to speak with a Survivor Sister or Survivor Brother. The BTSADV Helpline is available every day from 8 am to 5 pm PST at 1-855-287-1777. Our helpline IS NOT a crisis hotline. If it is an emergency, please contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-787-3224 or call 9-1-1.

SURVIVOR STORIES

My Survivor Story

Over 70% of domestic violence murders happen after the victim has ended the relationship, after she is gotten out. Because then the abuser has nothing left to lose. Other outcomes include long-term stalking, even after the abuser has remarried. 

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What I Learned (and Had to Unlearn) from Witnessing Financial Abuse

Even the women in his family didn’t think women should be treated equally.  When I later married, they mocked my wife for not taking my last name.  This didn’t come from the men in the family.  It came from the women.  The patriarchal family structure was comforting to all of them, as a protection from a scary world.  Even if that structure suppressed them, it provided a feeling of safety.

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