Abuse Project Focuses on Health of Victims
posted on November 2, 2017
$1 million was given to The University of New Brunswick, to start a pilot project. The project, called iHeal, will treat both the short and long-term affects of domestic abuse. The program will connect women with public health nurses for a period of six months, starting in July 2018.
There is a gap when it comes to the physical health of abused women. They are trying to create more complete programs to address this. Women who have a history of violence, have health problems, both physically and mentally. The program will try to find these problems and address them in a supportive way.
If the program can get women this help, connected to the abuse, it’s believed they will live healthier lives. The participants will receive other resources when necessary also. To read more on this initiative you can read this article.
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