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Safety Planning

This is a list of general safety considerations if you or someone you know is being harmed.    Every situation is different. Trust your instincts. If something on this list seems like it could cause danger for you, don’t do it. Remember you can call our 24-hour crisis line at 800.544.2022 anytime, any day. Our…
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Trivia Night

Join us for a fun night of trivia on Monday, October 26 at 7 pm. All questions will be related to domestic violence in popular culture -- books, films, music, and sports. But don’t worry, nothing will be graphic or require content warnings. We simply want to raise awareness about the issues. And it’s FREE…
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The Heart Space

Get comfortable and reflect during this 5-minute loving kindness meditation from the Heart Space. May you be happy, may you be well, may you be safe, may you be peaceful and at ease. Tune in weekly during the month of October for a new recording on the Heart Space, a digital sound archive of trauma-sensitive…
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Yoga with Stephanie

We'll be sharing a guided yoga experience every Friday during October.  Stephanie, a certified yoga instructor on our staff, invites you to take some time for yourself. Find your center, even if it's outside of your comfort zone, during this week's guided yoga. #YogaFridays
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Supporting Friends and Family

Sometime it can be difficult to support a friend or family member who is being abused.  Remember the abuse they are suffering is rooted in isolation, power, and control. Your role is to help them make their own decisions, not rescue them. Believe the stories they tell you. Listen more than you talk. Avoid saying…
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Purple Thursday

Wear purple to support for survivors on Thursday October 22!  Purple shirts, masks, hats, and jewelry! Remember to post a selfie on social media during the day to identify yourself as an advocate and call for an end to domestic violence. Purple Thursday is a great way for work, faith, and community groups to show…
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Sobriety after abuse

Getting and staying sober takes courage, especially if you’re a survivor of intimate partner abuse. Some survivors began drinking more to numb the physical and emotional pain of abuse, while others were forced to drink and drug by their abuser. You may feel ashamed about the abuse and for using substances. Remember you have survived…
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The Heart Space

Relax, unwind, or maybe even fall into a lovely nap as you listen to this 30-minute recording made from inside a hoop house on our farm. If you've ever visited our farm, you know it's a magical place. This recording captures a bit of that magic an early autumn day fades, and the evening showers…
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Yoga with Holden

We'll be sharing a guided yoga experience every Friday during October.  Holden, a certified yoga instructor on our staff, invites you to a engage your body in low-impact movement during this 30-minute yoga experience.    View this post on Instagram   Holden, a certified yoga instructor on our staff, invites you to a engage your…
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Healing after Abuse

You might not feel like yourself as you begin to heal after intimate partner abuse. Give yourself permission to make healing a priority, and remember the healing journey is different for everyone. Do you have a strong support network of family and friends? Often, friendships need to be mended or ended to help you heal.…
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