#1625: Domestic Violence Amid COVID | 51%

September 11, 2020 00:27:24
#1625: Domestic Violence Amid COVID | 51%
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#1625: Domestic Violence Amid COVID | 51%
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On this week’s 51%, some calls reporting domestic violence have been different since COVID; and there’s a program offering online help to women living with a problem drinker. Service providers and others were fearing that the COVID-19 pandemic would intensify domestic and sexual violence. In Berkshire County, Massachusetts, one center is an example seen in […]

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