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The Women’s and Children’s Health Network acknowledges Aboriginal people as the First Peoples and Traditional Custodians of Country throughout South Australia. We acknowledge and respect their ongoing and deep spiritual connection and relationship to land, air, sea, waters, community and country. We pay our respect to their Elders past, present and emerging.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices and names of people who have passed away.

Women's Health – Resources and Information for Service Providers

Specific resources have been developed for clinicians and health professionals to support asking about and responding to DFV and basic safety planning.

Training is available in responding to domestic and family violence (DFV) and DFV health care. Please email any enquiries to:

Women who may have experienced violence involving choking, strangulation or suffocation may not disclose this behaviour. Strangulation is an under-reported form of assault and is not a term that is always widely understood

When asking about a history of violence, it is important to ask about any form of pressure applied to the neck.

Below are links to the non-fatal Strangulation pamphlets for your use with consumers/clients: