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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Posted On October 3, 2017
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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Physical, spiritual, sexual, emotional, psychological and economic abuse are defined as types of domestic abuse by the U.S. Department of Justice. The Department of Justice published crime victim statistics which illustrate that women between the ages of 18-24 experience domestic violence at a higher rate than other demographic groups.… more »

How to Cope with a Break-up

Posted On July 18, 2017
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A break up can leave emotional scars that tend to act up and affect our future relationships if we are not careful. It’s important to survive a breakup without creating any suppressed emotions that can well up later. Here are some steps to follow in order to get over a painful breakup:

Accept that… more »

Take Back the Night!

Posted On April 24, 2017
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1 in 3 women worldwide experience some form of sexual violence or intimate partner violence. 1 in 6 men experience sexual violence or intimate partner violence. Less than 50 percent of victims report these crimes.

Georgia State University’s Student Victim Assistance partners with the campus and community annually to… more »

How to Stay Safe this Spring Break

Posted On February 8, 2017
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Spring break is right around the corner. While making plans for spring break, keep in mind how important it is to stay safe while on vacation. Here are some tips to make sure the spring break experience is pleasant.

Stay Safe While Drinking Play it safe! Be mindful of drink containers that have been left… more »

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Posted On October 11, 2016
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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, but many people don’t know exactly what domestic violence is. Domestic violence is defined as “the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another.” It includes physical violence, sexual… more »

Technology to Help Keep You Safe

Posted On September 8, 2016
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There’s an app for everything, right? An increasing number of apps for smartphones and tablets are attempting to address the issues of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. Some apps are screening tools for survivors and professionals to recognize abuse and find resources. Other apps are tools to contact help during an emergency. With so… more »