While we’re raising awareness on the important issue of domestic violence during Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we’re also celebrating the 30th anniversary of a vital piece of legislation: The Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA).
A Hotline advocate shares a personal perspective on domestic violence.
Nicole Warner, professional classical singer and DV survivor, shares her perspective on violence through prose and poetry.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and it’s more important than ever for your voice to be heard.
At the Hotline, we’re here to help you find resources and discuss your options if you are in an abusive relationship. For some victims, those options include taking legal action against their abusive partners.
When abuse is happening in a relationship, it can affect whole families, including children who are witnesses to the abuse and violence. What can you do if your parent is in an abusive relationship?
The recent events and media coverage surrounding Ray Rice and the NFL have created a powerful swell of conversation about domestic violence. While we are outraged at the stories we hear daily at the Hotline, we are heartened by the support of so many people who recognize that there is no excuse for abuse.
September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month, which aims to call attention to issues of campus safety and help young adults learn how to stay safe and help keep others safe, too.
Abusive partners exert power and control over their significant others through many different tactics — and unfortunately, using children can become a tactic.
If your partner regularly threatens suicide to get their way or keep you from leaving, this is emotional abuse and there are steps you can take to protect yourself.