The InsureMe website published a very interesting article that gives domestic violence survivors valuable advice on how to navigate insurance-related hurdles. The author is Susan Boerchers.
The numbers are startling. One-fourth of women will experience domestic violence at some point in their lives, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and an estimated 1.3 million women are assaulted by an intimate partner every year.
The health effects of domestic violence are far-reaching. In addition to the immediate injuries caused by abuse, domestic violence contributes to chronic health problems such as depression, anxiety, high blood pressure and eating disorders. Read more on the InsureMe website.