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Youthwise: Domestic Violence - From Victim to Victor

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Three to 10 million children witness domestic violence/abuse in the U.S. each year. Children and teens exposed to an abusive parent are often isolated; called names; humiliated; manipulated into abusing the non-abusive parent and threatened with abandonment.  The impact of domestic violence on youth includes: Low self-esteem; Poor social skills; Drug and alcohol use/abuse; Running away from home and early and risky sexual activity.  What can teens and parents do to help youth through and over domestic violence?

Our guest tonight, Susan Gale, is a survivor of domestic violence and so much m