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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

The Love and Money Connection Event

The way we view our love and money either propels us to the next level of our success, or it blocks us from it. So many women are caught up in dramas and stories that no longer serve them. We are here to help navigate through the stories that don’t work and rewrite ones that serve your purpose, passion and prosperity.
Posted: September 7th, 2018 | Permalink

Lack of Resources in the LGBTQ Community to be Addressed with New PADV Position

In February 2017, PADV introduced a new position, Underserved Communities Outreach Advocate to reach the LGBTQ population, along with those who are disabled and individuals who are incarcerated. This position is unique because the advocate meets the survivor in their own community, helping to eliminate any barriers that may exist for that individual. With this position, PADV is able to provide services to both Gwinnett and Fulton County residents.
Posted: August 30th, 2018 | Permalink