Blog posts tagged with "awareness"
Being stalked is a frightening and traumatic experience. SPARC reports that stalking victims suffer much higher rates of depression, anxiety, insomnia, and relationship issues than people in the general population. One thing you as a community member can do is become an ally for those who are experiencing stalking. Offer to assist them in finding resources or accompany them to local law enforcement to seek a protection order. Reinforce that they deserve to be in a healthy relationship where personal boundaries are respected.
According to HumanTraffickingHotline.org, human trafficking can happen to anyone, but we also know that some people may be more vulnerable than others.
Teen Dating Violence includes four types of behavior: Physical Violence Sexual Violence, Psychological Aggression, and Stalking. It can take place in-person or electronically, such as repeated texting or posting sexual pictures of a partner online without consent. Teens often think some behaviors, like teasing and name-calling, are a “normal” part of a relationship—but these behaviors can become abusive and develop into serious forms of violence. Many teens do not report unhealthy behaviors, because they are afraid to tell family and friends. If you are a teenager experiencing abusive behaviors please reach out to a trusted adult or call our Safe Haven program at 419-289-8085, 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
According to the National Human Trafficking Hotline, Human Trafficking can happen to anyone, but some people are more vulnerable than others. Become aware of the warning signs and determine to be an advocate for those experiencing this horrible crime by visiting https://humantraffickinghotline.org/what-human-trafficking.
The month of October has come and gone, and for us at the Rape Crisis Domestic Violence Safe Haven of Ashland (a program of Appleseed Community Mental Health Center), much of it has revolved around promoting domestic violence awareness.
Domestic Violence Awareness Month continues to be embody the heart of Safe Haven's mission at the shelter. We strive to provide awareness of the prevalence of domestic violence (one in three women will experience intimate partner violence in their l
Every October, Safe Haven participates in Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This year marks 30 years of October being recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month! We have several events going on this year that are open to the community.