As part of our series introducing you to some of the amazing members of Dixon’s team, we’d like to introduce you to Jasmine! Throughout her journey with Dixon, Jasmine has had undertaken many different roles. Today, she works as a women’s support worker in our transition houses.
At Dixon, we know that the care we provide is healthcare. Many of the women and children walking through Dixon’s doors are accompanied by the lasting effects of trauma.
The health consequences of experiencing domestic violence can be particularly severe and long-lasting. However, with swift, specialized treatment, these effects can be mitigated. Still, we don’t often think of domestic violence as a complex and serious health risk indicator in our everyday conversations.