New and Noteworthy
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Tips of the Month:
- Call for help. The National Domestic Violence Hotline features highly trained expert advocates who are available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone in the United States who is experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.
- Get involved. NNEDV has several ways that individuals, couples and families can get involved including supporting legislation, participating in events, and raising awareness. Visit their website for more information.
- Understand that teens can also experience DV. These webinar slides from a presentation titled, Identifying and Intervening in Adolescent Relationship Abuse provides an overview of the research on teen dating violence and its impact on youth, and offers promising programs on how to respond. The presentation also includes tools and resources for health care providers, teachers and parents. Also, visit Break the Cycle for additional resources related to teen dating violence.
- Visit the Strengthen Your Relationship section of our website. The Family Crisis section of Strengthen Your Relationship includes free and confidential tips and resources for domestic violence, suicide prevention, child abuse and/or neglect and other crisis situations.
The Events Calendar offers a listing of national, regional and community-wide events that might be of interest to our targeted stakeholders. This includes conferences, webinars, policy forums, etc. You may submit events for consideration and inclusion on the Events Calendar.
Submitted events will be reviewed, and once approved, the event and its details will be posted on the calendar. Supporting documents, registration information, and flyers can also be posted and downloaded with each event.