violent household

A household that fosters child, elder, or spousal abuse

violent household

Public health A household that fosters child, elder, or spousal abuse. See Domestic violence.
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Billy's journey began in Liverpool where he grew up in a violent household and soon became entangled in the wrong crowd.
A brave high school coach and local deputy rescued the boy from this violent household, and good fortune placed him with a foster couple whose love and compassion must have been as welcome as a desert oasis.
At Bradford Crown Court yesterday Liverpudlian Douglas Stephen, originally from Bootle, outlined an upbringing in a violent household and regular cannabis use which escalated to hard drugs and treatment for depression.
My only complaint was the timing of the show, meaning I was yawning far too frequently and, more importantly, it would have been missed by many of the kids who could have benefited from its vital message - that if you're living in a violent household, help and support are readily available and enormously effective.
The report stated that in 65 percent of the violent household burglaries, the victim knew the offender; in 28 percent of such burglaries, the victim said the offender was a stranger.
It is based on a true story of a boy who lived in a violent household.
BLACK ENTERPRISE caught up with Strawberry to find out more about his motivation to write the book, the effects of growing up in a violent household, and how he struggles to overcome obstacles.
Add to violent household budget swings the idea that the current president elect is the 8th Ecuadorian leader in the past 10 years, and what the CEPR says in terms of deep discontent in Ecuador-indeed, in much of the region-begins to make a great deal of strength.
They can include youngsters whose parents' relationship has broken down, those living in a violent household or ones who are suffering from a family bereavement.
Mullan grew up in a poor and violent household in Mosspark in the south side of Glasgow.
Getting good GCSE grades was tough for Jen Urwin, who spent most of her life living in a violent household.
I assisted a psychologist in helping the children -- toddlers through teens -- deal with their own fears of living in a violent household.