THE BRONX - News 12 The Bronx hosted its annual forum on domestic violence tonight at the Pregones Theatre.

The DiVA Talk forum brought domestic violence victims, experts and a Bronx audience together to bring awareness to the issue that has affected many lives. In coordination with Domestic Violence Awareness month, the forum was aimed at encouraging victims of abuse to seek help.

During the hour-long show, experts explained a number of important resources available throughout the city. Victims also shared their stories of abuse in hopes that it can save others.

Anyone who is looking for help is asked to call the New York City Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-621-4673.