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Category Archives: Domestic Violence

Growing Up With Abuse: A Brief Take on the Impact of Domestic Violence on Children

October 24, 2014
Posted by Gabrielle Alan

Written By Guest Blogger: Carly Estrela The world of children all over the planet is one of curiosity, endless questioning about the way things are and why we live the way we do. Most experts, mothers, fathers, caretakers, and teachers would agree that a safe, peaceful environment is most comforting for young ones to explore […]

Domestic Violence isn’t Always Physical: The other forms of abuse you should know about

October 21, 2014
Posted by Gabrielle Alan

What comes to mind when you think about domestic violence? Most people associate physical violence as the main form but in reality, domestic violence encompasses many types of abuse. While the definitions differ in severity, they are all equally dangerous and no one deserves to experience them. Explore this section to learn about the different […]

Knowing the signs of an abusive relationship

October 14, 2014
Posted by Gabrielle Alan

If someone close to you became involved in an abusive relationship, what would it look like? Better yet, if you became a victim of domestic violence, would you recognize the red flags and be able to reach out for help? We discussed the statistics of domestic violence last week, but simply knowing the numbers isn’t […]

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 3, 2014
Posted by Gabrielle Alan

Domestic violence is often called a hidden epidemic, occurring and affecting individuals and families behind closed doors.  In truth, domestic violence is a public health epidemic affecting individuals, families and communities. Domestic violence is not biased – it exists regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, religion or nationality. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) […]

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