Domestic violence is a bigger problem than we realized because it affects not only the abused person but that person’s entire system (family, friends, colleagues, children, economy, etc.). We cannot afford to consider domestic violence as a family affair like in the past. The web of domestic violence spreads far and wide, infecting every individual in the United States. Domestic violence affects you whether you realize it or not.
How to Help Abuse Victims and Survivors
Have you been looking for a way to help abuse victims online? Verbal Abuse Journal’s mentoring program is for you. Abuse victims and survivors apply for a mentor, we assign survivors to you, and then you coach them as they reach their goals – all through email. Coach one person or several – it is up to you.
Fatalities from domestic violence cases in Maryland are down 30% thanks to a simple 16 question checklist and a call to the National Domestic Violence Hotline at the time of the 911 call response. After the officer gives the quiz, she or he calls a number that allows the victim to talk to the National […]
Our mentors help you think more clearly so you find the answers you need. Our mentors are are all survivors of domestic violence and abuse and our mentors all left abusive relationships. Our Survivors’ Mentors have extraordinary wisdom that comes from experience with domestic violence and abuse that other programs cannot guarantee.
Verbal abuse underlies most domestic violence. Hostile language is dangerous to our health not only because of its destructive nature but because it so often escalates into physical violence. Learning the Art of Verbal Self Defense is learning how to create a system (in any environment) where you can diffuse hostile language as well as give the victim or yourself an opportunity to get to a safer environment.
I feel my fitness success is a crucial part of my survivor story because many kids who deal with either domestic violence or child abuse are told that they can eventually live a “normal life” someday. I say bullshit because they can go on and do whatever they want and catch any dream they chase. To overcome their abuse issues takes a special kind of inner strength and they can use that strength to turn their goals into achievements.
Welcome to the Shop to Stop Domestic Violence and Abuse. The Shop makes life a little easier because we’ve done the searching for you! Check out the Shop to Stop Domestic Violence and Abuse – just click on the links that interest you. Can’t see the store? Click to view the shop in another way. Why Should I Visit the Shop […]
Preliminary Application to Become a Mentor For more information about mentoring before filling out this form, please read How To Help Abuse Victims Online – Email Mentoring. This page offers you the first step in the mentor application process. If you’re accepted based on the information provided on the form below, we will give you […]
Survivor’s voices must be heard in Senator Allran’s Dialogue North Carolina legislators want to pass the Healthy Marriage Act to require two years of counseling for couples who wish to divorce before granting the divorce. The amount of counseling time increases if there are children involved. Senator Allran, primary sponsor of the bill, says he’s unsure how […]
As the pin says… PLEASE HELP! Here’s an idea for an AWESOME pinterest board! It links to all the domestic violence shelters around the world! But guess what? It’s too much for me to do alone! So, if you happen to find a domestic violence shelter and you’re not yet a pinner to this board: […]