Human trafficking

August 24, 2018

Identify And Assist a Trafficking Victim

Identify and Assist a Trafficking Victim Everyone has the potential to discover a human trafficking situation. While the victims may sometimes be kept behind locked doors, […]
September 7, 2018

Why Do People Stay in Abusive Relationships?

“Why Don’t They Just Leave?” People who have never been abused often wonder why a person wouldn’t just leave an abusive relationship. They don’t understand that […]
September 14, 2018

Domestic violence: What college students and parents should know

 Nearly one third of college women say they have been in an abusive relationship, according to a National Domestic Violence Hotline survey. More than half of […]
October 1, 2018

The Cycle of Domestic Violence

The Cycle of Domestic Violence In 1979, psychologist Lenore Walker found that many violent relationships follow a common pattern or cycle. The entire cycle may happen […]
October 5, 2018

Personalized Safety Plan

Personalized Safety Plan Although you can’t control an abuser’s use of violence, you can plan how you will respond to future abusive or violent incidents, prepare […]
October 12, 2018

10 Ways You Can Help Prevent Domestic Violence Where You Live

Want to do something to help, but not sure what? Start here.   More than one-third of women and one in 12 men have experienced intimate […]
October 19, 2018

Emotional Outcomes for Child Witnesses to Domestic Violence

  October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, or a time to begin to understand the effects of domestic violence, which have been researched extensively. Domestic violence is […]
October 26, 2018

The Language We Use

Words are powerful, so the language we use throughout this site was chosen with intention. DOMESTIC OR INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE? In the domestic violence service field, […]
November 2, 2018

5 Ways To Stand Up Against Domestic Violence In Your Community

Whether you’ve survived it, known someone who has survived it, or are just a kind and decent human being who acknowledges violence is never the answer, […]