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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: […]

FIND YOUR VOICE Workshop Series

One more week before our upcoming series for teens on dating abuse!  There are a few seats remaining.  No cost.  Snacks will be served.  With 1 in 3 teens being physically, emotionally, or sexually abused in a dating relationship, how can we afford to not raise the awareness of our youth? Contact us now, GuidedToSafety@gmail.com, […]

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 […]

I Don’t Like My Teen’s Dating Partner

The following blog is from Break The Cycle and offers several good tips on what to do if you don’t care for the individual your child is dating, particularly if you suspect dating abuse. In regards to talking with your child, Guided To Safety can provide you with a series of handouts to assist you […]

Your Life is Priceless – Don’t be a Statistic

3-hour Intensive Event – a Lifetime of Empowerment! Saturday, January 25 9:00am – noon Petaluma Community Center Produced by: The Spitfire Club Benefiting: Guided To Safety

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 […]

A Warning To Teens Before They Start Dating

By Jan Joffman NY Times Photos: Joe Jaszewski BOISE, Idaho — After studies emerged more than a decade ago showing that the highest rates of physical and sexual assault happen to women ages 16 to 24, programs to prevent abusive relationships have concentrated on high school and college students. Students from North Junior High School […]

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 […]

Talking to My Son About #Rapeface

by Sandra Hawkin Diaz VP, Marketing and Communications, Canadian Women’s Foundation HuffPost Living Last week my 12-year-old son and his friends used a term I hadn’t heard before: “rape face.” The next day I saw his buddy tag a photo of himself on Instagram with #rapeface. So we sat down to talk. When I asked […]