After her visit at a teenager medical center in l . a . in January, 19-year-old Serena was afraid to go back home. Six times before, her boyfriend had beaten her therefore badly that she had to go right to the er. SerenaвЂ™s title was changed to guard her safety.
вЂњShe ended up being therefore unfortunate and thus afraid,вЂќ said Monica Sifuentes, my colleague and a medicine that is adolescent at Harbor-UCLA clinic, who managed Serena. With visible sadness, she said SerenaвЂ™s tale.
Serena, that is Latina, is not presently at school or working. She’snвЂ™t had the opportunity to aid by herself. She knew her boyfriend was at a gang, but she stated he had been took and attentive care of herвЂ”at very very first. Continue reading DoctorвЂ™s Notes: Teen Dating Violence is Widespread, but Underreported