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5 Things You Can Do to Support A Friend Experiencing IPV

By Gelissa Bultron, Rollins College Clinical Mental Health Counseling Graduate Student Domestic Violence is an important matter that can impact every demographic and community throughout the United States. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, on average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner. It is also a known Read More…

Mes de la Herencia Hispana: Barreras a la Seguridad

by Jocelyn Rayas, VSC Victim Advocate/Crisis Counselor Los latinxs son el grupo minoritario de más rápido crecimiento en los Estados Unidos, y también son el grupo más grande que no denuncia los delitos. Los latinxs tienden a denunciar los delitos por varias barreras, como su estatus migratorio, el miedo a la deportación, el miedo o Read More…

Teens and Sexual Assault:  Overly Common & Underreported

by Stephanie Webb, MSW Candidate Teenage sexual assault and violence are two important issues that are constantly unreported, under-addressed and buried within the souls and minds of the teenagers victimized by this experience. What is Teen Sexual Assault and Violence? Sexual assault is any type of unwanted sexual contact; it does not always include intercourse Read More…