While every call is specific to the individual, here are some phrases and questions that advocates consistently communicate to best help each caller.
The Hotline offers help to callers at any stage. Whether you’ve called before or maybe feel nervous about reaching out, it’s helpful to know what we can speak with you about and how we can assist you.
Wednesday March 13th marked the first ever “NO MORE Day” and the launch of the first universal symbol to end domestic violence and sexual assault. At 3PM EST, The Hotline joined a Twitter Chat hosted by NO MORE.
Today, in communities all over the country, advocates and supporters will unite in launching the first universal symbol to end domestic violence and sexual assault.
Ever wondered who is on the other end of calls to The Hotline? Meet Devynn, an advocate who has been with The Hotline since 2003.
“Her phone rang and she was pulled back into reality. She took a deep breath. She answered.” Read about a day in the life of one of our advocates.
Today President Obama signed the re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act, the very piece of legislation that allowed us to take our very first call.
Last night’s Law and Order SVU told a familiar story — one of a young pop princess being brutally beaten by her baby-faced singer boyfriend. It was very similar to Rihanna and Chris Brown’s experiences.
As a parent, teaching your child about healthy relationships is a good step to prepare them for the future. It’s never too early to talk about it.
Domestic abuse affects everyone — family, friends, and even the community. Children often are affected if they are living in a space where this is taking place.