Make a safety plan: This document will help you create a safety plan in the event that you are experiencing intimate partner violence. There are many sections to this safety planning document in order to provide a more comprehensive tool. It may feel long and overwhelming. Consider reading only a few sections at a time. Remember also that any step you take to improve your safety is important; you do not need to take them all.
Through safety planning, friends, family, advocates, and concerned professionals can help victims focus on where they/ze/he/she actually does have power and control: planning for and taking concrete actions that can enhance their/zir//his/her safety.