Ray Rice story shedding light on domestic abuse - WKOW 27: Madison, WI Breaking News, Weather and Sports

Ray Rice story shedding light on domestic abuse

Posted: Updated:
MADISON (WKOW) -- Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has been suspended indefinitely by the NFL and terminated by his team after video of the star player striking his then-fiancee Janay Palmer in February was released Monday.

Now, the incident brings the issue of domestic violence in our country to the forefront.

Shannon Barry, the executive director for Domestic Abuse Intervention Services, says help is available for victims of domestic abuse.

If you're in immediate danger you should call 911, but for anyone in need of help in the Madison area, you can reach out to DAIS' 24 hour help line at 608-251-4445.

For more information about DAIS, check out the agency's website.

You cab also call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233, or go to its website.
Powered by Frankly