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Do this when someone confides to you about domestic violence

In this edition of the PHF Podcast we talk with Mary Niemela - Executive Director at Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home. Niemela provides insight into what people should do if someone comes forward and says they are having issues in a relationship. For many people - even professionals - they don’t understand what they can do. The basics for what someone should do is to simply listen. To understand. To accept what they saying. Then, help them find professional help. Calling the shelter at (906) 337-5632 is a great next step. Mary also wants to offer this advice to any group who wants to hear more about it with an in-person discussion. This episode comes as Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October) comes to an end.