National Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Information and Support
Blog by Ashley Simpson, LCSW at Agape Therapy Institute
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This is a month for survivors, advocates, activists, and loved ones to get together, to stay educated, and to spread information about services for folks to get help.
The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) researches the prevalence of domestic violence in each state and nationwide. They report “In the United States, more than 10 million adults experience domestic violence annually” and “1 in 4 women and 1 in 10 men experience sexual violence, physical violence and/or stalking by an intimate partner durin ...Read more
- National Domestic Violence Awareness Month