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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Updated: Nov 7, 2023

Carol Zuniga, MS, LLP, CEO of Hegira Health, Inc.

October 2023

Everyone knows someone: Know the signs and risks of domestic violence

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
(Photo courtesy of Hegira Health, Inc.)

Being involved in an abusive relationship or watching someone you care about engage in an abusive relationship is difficult and confusing. Safety risks, acceptance, shame, fears of generating shame and just not knowing how to approach it, too often stop both the victims and observers from reaching out for help.

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About the author

Carol Zuniga, MS, LLP, CEO of Hegira Health, Inc. is a licensed psychologist with more than 30 years’ experience in the healthcare industry. Hegira Health, Inc., is a leading provider of behavioral healthcare services with clinic locations in Western Wayne and the Downriver communities. Visit

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