DV

August 23, 2019

Barriers to Leaving, Part 1

Law professor and DV survivor says there are at least 50 reasons a survivor may not be able to leave an abuser   Sarah Buel, JD, […]
August 16, 2019

How Social Stigma Silences Domestic Violence Victims

Why many domestic violence victims are reluctant to report Many domestic violence victims suffer in silence. Enduring a steady pattern of abuse and humiliation at home, they bravely […]
July 18, 2019

When Someone Else Controls the Money

A relationship with an abusive partner often devastates victims’ finances. Unfortunately, leaving such a relationship often requires money to build a new life. If you’re concerned about the […]
June 7, 2019

Domestic Violence Restraining Orders

A domestic violence restraining order is a court order that helps protect people from abuse or threats of abuse from someone they have a close relationship […]
May 31, 2019

The Dangers of Strangulation

At The Hotline, we often speak with people who don’t think they are being abused because they aren’t being hit, aren’t being hit with a closed […]
April 12, 2019

A Self-Care Plan For Survivors Of Sexual Assault And Harassment

There’s a lot of buzz about “self-care” these days, but it can be hard to figure out what it actually means. While the media can make […]
February 19, 2019

Why Do Victims Stay?

When it is a viable option, it is best for victims to do what they can to escape their abusers. However, this is not the case […]
January 11, 2019

Stalking Awareness

Did you know that the average duration of a stalking case is two years and that at least 1 in 6 women and 1 in 17 […]
December 7, 2018

Tips On How To Be An Active Bystander

  Does being an #activebystander sound complicated? Not really sure how you should intervene in a situation? Just practice the 3 Ds of Bystander Intervention – Direct, Distract, […]