NEW YORK (PIX11) – October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and PIX11 is taking an in-depth look at how people in the tri-state area are impacted every day.

PIX11’s Nicole Johnson sat down with survivors of domestic violence for a difficult but important discussion.

Watch the video player for more, including statistics, warning signs, and how the NYPD is addressing a rise in cases.

If you or someone you know needs help, visit PIX11’s domestic violence resources page.