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Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control from one intimate partner to another. It includes physical violence, sexual violence, psychological violence, and emotional abuse.

Warning Signs

  • Telling the victim that they can never do anything right
  • Showing jealousy of the victim’s family and friends and time spent away
  • Keeping or discouraging the victim from seeing friends or family members
  • Embarrassing or shaming the victim with put-downs
  • Taking the victim’s money or refusing to give them money for expenses
  • Controlling who the victim sees, where they go, or what they do
  • Dictating how the victim dresses, wears their hair, etc.
  • Stalking the victim or monitoring their victim’s every move (in person or also via the internet and/or other devices such as GPS tracking or the victim’s phone)
  • Preventing the victim from making their own decisions
  • Pressuring the victim to have sex when they don’t want to or to do things sexually they are not comfortable with
  • Refusing to use protection when having sex or sabotaging birth control
  • Preventing the victim from working or attending school, harassing the victim at either, keeping their victim up all night so they perform badly at their job or in school
  • Destroying the victim’s property



NCMC Counselor/Accessibility Services Coordinator
[email protected]
(660) 357-6801


Dr. Kristen Alley
Vice President of Student Affairs/Title IX Coordinator
NCMC Campus, Alexander Student Center Office 12
1204 Main Street, Trenton, MO
[email protected]
(660) 357-6400


Wright Memorial Hospital, 191 Iowa Boulevard, Trenton, MO | (660) 358-5700.    A Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) is available.  Call in advance.
North Central MO Mental Health Center – 1601 East 28th St., Trenton, MO | (660) 359-4487
Preferred Family Health Care – 1628 Oklahoma Avenue, Trenton, MO | (660)359-4600
Green Hills Women’s Shelter – advocacy and support for victims of sexual violence. 24-hour hotline: 1-800-942-0649, serving both male and female victims.
Central Methodist University Partnership (Virtual Appointments),  [email protected]View More

Crisis Hotlines/Chat Centers

Domestic Violence Hotline – 800-799-7233 or text LOVEIS to 22522 if unable to speak safely, or visit
Green Hills Women’s Shelter –Trenton  (660) 359-3297
National Women’s Resource Center  800-799-SAFE (7233)
Sexual Abuse Hotline – (800)656-HOPE (4673)
DoD Safe Helpline – (887)995-5247 (Crisis intervention for members of the military)
The Trevor Project – (866)488-7386 (Crisis intervention for LGBTQ community)