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domestic violence

Find Your Voice RETURNS!

Our first workshop was so successful, we’ve added another! Guided To Safety presents BreakTheCycle.org’s … “Find Your Voice – Ending Violence” a dating abuse awareness workshop series for teens Session 1: Dating Abuse 101 Monday, April 7, 6:30-8:00pm * types of abuse, cycle of abuse, warning signs, healthy relationships Recommended for 7th-12th graders Session 2: […]

Women can be perpetrators, too

The following blog is from “The Good Men Project”. Gentle Men & Abusive Women: A Lethal Pairing Nobody Wants to Talk About by Jed Diamond, PhD Dr. Jed Diamond shares his personal story, and his hard-earned insights, about being an abused man in a relationship. When most of us think of the word “gentle” we […]

We Care … You Save

Guided To Safety is Proud to sponsor … This is not sport. This is SURVIVAL. If someone wants to hurt you physically, that makes them an enemy. Learn how to “End the Threat” in seconds so you can return home safety.   Aware. Prepared. Ready…. for any situation that may occur in your daily life. It’s the […]

3 Destructive Words for Our Boys

“Be a Man!” In saying this to our boys, what are we really telling them?  What message are they receiving? Watch this trailer of an upcoming documentary – an exploration of American masculinity –  by The Representation Project, creators of “Miss Representation.”

Male Victims Acknowledged Across The Pond

Clubs and gyms targeted to help male victims of domestic abuse By Ciaran Fagan Leicester Mercury  launch: Joe Hanney, Det Con Mark Brennan and Safe Project’s Krishna Tailor at RWL Gym, for the campaign Police are to target sports clubs and gyms to urge men who are suffering domestic abuse to seek help. Leicestershire Police […]

App Could Save Your Life

New App Lets People in Abusive Relationships Seek Help Quickly by Laura Beck Jezebel Aspire News is a new app out for iPhone and Android that’s made for people in abusive relationships. It’s an interesting idea, and one that might actually help a lot of people.From Look Into the Mind: It’s disguised as a regular […]

Close To Home

An article from the Press Democrat, by Sonoma County YWCA ED Madeleine Keegan O’Connell. Close to Home: Domestic violence is never far away If you believe, as I do, that if Kevin Bacon resided in Sonoma County, his “Six Degrees of Separation” would be more like 2, and considering that 25 percent of families are […]

Our District Attorney on Domestic Violence

From the October 21, 2013 Press Democrat’s “Letters to the Editor …” Domestive Violence EDITOR: October marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month. As we pause to reflect on the toll this crime takes on our community, we realize that one in four women will be a victim. At a recent luncheon in Santa Rosa, California Supreme […]

Warning Sign #1

Warning Sign #1