Exploring “Action to Impact”

Partnership Against Domestic Violence held its 10th Annual Teen Summit on March 2, 2019 at Decatur High School. Throughout the day, more than 300 attendees engaged in activities and workshops exploring the theme, “Action to Impact.”
Posted: March 27th, 2019 | Permalink

Can You Imagine

Can you imagine? That the person you fell in love with and thought would be your “always and forever” would be the one to hurt you the most? Shockingly, one in four women will experience this very situation in their lifetime and it’s highly likely you know someone who is affected..
Posted: March 22nd, 2019 | Permalink

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month and Teen Summit

Did you know February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM)? During the month of February, organizations are inviting people to work together to raise awareness of teen dating abuse, which is more common than most people think. The cold hard truth is that one out of three teens experience physical and/or sexual violence that is perpetrated by someone they are dating.
Posted: February 8th, 2019 | Permalink

Dating and Intimate Partner Violence on College Campuses

Have you experienced dating violence? You’re not alone. In fact, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, college-aged women (between the ages of 16-24) have the highest per capita rate of intimate partner violence.
Posted: January 31st, 2019 | Permalink

Exposure to Violence Linked to Suicidal Behavior

Every nine seconds a woman is beaten in the United States. Every 40 seconds a person dies by suicide worldwide. Although both domestic violence and suicide are public health concerns, each are often discussed in isolation. While national reports explore the relationship between intimate partner violence (IPV) and death at the hands of the abuser, increased risk for suicidal behavior is often overlooked as it pertains to victims.
Posted: September 28th, 2018 | Permalink