Research and resources

Domestic abuse research and resources which HDAP considers useful for those working in this area

Coercive Control

Coercive control: Impacts on children and young people in the family environment


Report: A Cry for Health. Why we must invest in domestic abuse services in hospitals

Mental Health

Guidance for multi-agency meetings: Mental Health. This report aims to highlight areas of improvement that can be made to support people affected by domestic abuse who are also experiencing mental health problems.

Female survivors of intimate partner violence and risk of depression, anxiety and serious mental illness - British Journal of Psychiatry (2019)
This report explores the relationship between IPV exposure and mental illness in a UK population.

Substance misuse (drugs and alcohol)

Domestic abuse and change resistant drinkers: preventing and reducing the harm

Technology and abuse

Tech vs Abuse.  A report that looks at the ways in which technology can be a tool for an abuser, the areas where technology could help to support victims, and examples of helpful technology that already exists. 

Quick guide to staying safe online

Silent 999 calls

What to do if you need urgent police help through the 999 service, but can't speak

Make Yourself Heard - silent solutions poster for download and display

Adult Safeguarding

The Care Act 2014 and domestic abuse: Key features and practical significance

Adult safeguarding and domestic abuse: A guide to support practitioners and managers

Hampshire Events

Hampshire Domestic Abuse Service Launch Event 4 June 2019 - presentations