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Speak my name

Today we ask you to listen for one minute as we speak these names. Each name is a life taken by domestic homicide related to intimate partner abuse in Kentucky from September 2019 – August 2020. Although Domestic Violence Awareness Month is coming to a close, we will nurture lives harmed until the violence ends.…
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The Heart Space

Step back and settle in with this Body Orientation and Scan Meditation practice from the Heart Space. To turn inward we must first cultivate a deeper sense of where we are. Slow down so you’re better able to show up. Tune in weekly during the month of October for a new recording on the Heart…
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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 take a posture of dignity and open your heart during this 30-minute yoga practice. #YogaFridays   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by GreenHouse17 (@greenhouse17ky) on Oct 24, 2020 at…
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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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