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Reflection on Domestic Violence Awareness Month

November 4, 2019

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.

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Recap of Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2018

November 1, 2018

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

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Bringing in the Bystander at Ashland University

August 24, 2018

Safe Haven had the opportunity to provide Bringing in the Bystander intervention training to Ashland University’s Resident Assistants over the past two weeks.

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month Recap

May 1, 2018

Every year, Safe Haven hosts several events to increase awareness,

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How Common is Stalking?

January 18, 2018

January is National Stalking Awareness Month, and unfortunately, this awareness month often gets lost in the hustle and bustle of the New Year. Stalking can also feel less “scary” or dangerous, as those who have never experienced it may

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Marital Rape: The Sexual Assault No One Talks About

October 20, 2017

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and we have chosen to focus our blog posts on types of abuse survivors experience. This week we are examining marital rape, its prevalence in abusive relationships, and the barriers survivors face in identifying it.

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Children Support Groups and Youth Advocacy

September 29, 2017

Safe Haven offers support groups for adults, but there have also been support groups recently added this year for youth. With the addition of our Youth Advocate in February, we have a significant increase in youth programming and services.

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All About Support Group

September 18, 2017

Safe Haven offers various support groups for survivors of abuse. Taking a first step to attend a support group is a huge milestone in a survivor’s life. However, before stepping into that support group setting, many have questions and are uncertain of what to expect.

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

September 7, 2017

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.

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Ask Emily: Abusive Partner a Good Parent?

August 31, 2017

Question: I am ready to leave my abusive partner, but feel torn. While we have a very toxic relationship he is such a great dad to our two children. I know they would be extremely upset if I left – even possibly angry and resentful towards me.

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6 Quick Facts About Counseling Services at Safe Haven

August 17, 2017

6 Quick Facts About Counseling Services at Safe Haven

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Ask Emily: Services Offered if Not Staying at the Shelter

August 3, 2017

"Ask Emily" is Safe Haven's new question and answer blog posts that covers commonly asked questions.

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Mansfield Pride Festival

July 27, 2017

This past weekend, Safe Haven was able to attend the Mansfield Pride festival in downtown Mansfield. The theme of this year’s Pride was “One Community: United.” Their theme focused on how all members of the LGBTQ community are not a

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

March 30, 2017

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Safe Haven has many community awareness activities. We hope to see you at one of our events!

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