While most types of crime have declined during the COVID-19 lockdown, there is one major exception: domestic violence. Why has domestic violence escalated even as the overall crime rate has fallen? What is the government doing to address this problem? And where can survivors turn for help during these unusual circumstances?

National Domestic Violence Hotline: https://www.thehotline.org/

International Domestic Violence Resource Guide: https://www.mysticmag.com/psychic-reading/domestic-violence-resource-guide/

Financial Resources for DV Survivors: https://www.creditcards.com/credit-card-news/leaving-abusive-relationship-financial-help/

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Sarah Duncan is a lean manufacturing coach for a pharmaceutical company. Her ADD combined with excessive creative energy have led to many outlandish pursuits and activities over the years, including 20+ years as a dancer and choreographer, a brief stint competing in sprint triathlons, and performing in the Raleigh musical theater scene. For years, Sarah has been fascinated with how romance and passion have frequently changed the course of history. Salacious History evolved out of Sarah’s love of history, pop culture, and podcasting.

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