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2013-10-30 14:14:22

Most parents who experienced intimate partner violence had children that grew to face violence in their own adult relationships, according to a study published by the Crime Victims' Institute at Sam Houston State University. "These families, unfortunately, were not able to break the cycle of violence," said Kelly Knight, an Assistant Professor at the College of Criminal Justice and the primary author of the study. "Most parents who had experienced intimate partner violence had children who...

2013-10-26 23:03:09

Marie Ortiz, Owner of SuperSlow Zone in Silver Creek, CA, is proud to announce her support of Next Door Solutions, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping those impacted by domestic violence. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 Marie Ortiz, Owner of SuperSlow Zone in Silver Creek, CA, is proud to announce her support of Next Door Solutions, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping those impacted by domestic violence. Marie (“Ree”) Ortiz has been a resident of...

2013-10-21 23:02:07

Domestic violence agency asks Dutchess County teens, “How messed up is your relationship?” Poughkeepsie, NY (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 The Grace Smith House, a private not-for-profit domestic violence agency which provides both residential and non-residential services to victims of domestic violence and their children, announced the launch of a social media campaign which teaches teens about healthy relationships. “Sadly, one in three teens have been in an abusive relationship,”...

2013-10-15 23:01:14

To bring awareness to domestic violence, Union College will host an event later this month featuring a survivor and her story. Barbourville, KY (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 To bring awareness to domestic violence, Union College will host an event later this month featuring a survivor and her story. The event, “Conversations With a Survivor,” will be Thursday, Oct. 24 in the Patridge Campus Center, conference rooms A, B and C on Union’s campus. There will be a dinner beginning at 6 p.m.,...


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