Domestic violence and abuse has been defined by the government as "any incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive, threatening behaviour, violence or abuse between those aged 16 or over who are, or have been, intimate partners or family members regardless of gender or sexuality. The abuse can encompass, but is not limited to: psychological physical sexual financial emotional If you or someone you know are experiencing domestic abuse there is help out there. Here at the University you can contact one of the Student Guidance Advisors who can provide confidential information, support and assistance. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call in to one of the Information Points and ask to meet with one of the advisors. If you or someone else are in danger call: Police 999 for emergencies, Police 101 for non-emergencies or Staffordshire University Campus Life Control Emergency Team Tel: 01782 294444 if on campus.