The Ohio Domestic Violence Network joins numerous local, statewide and national organizations to express our grief and outrage at the killing of George Floyd, who joins a long list of African Americans killed by the police in our country.
Helping you through. Below are free downloadable resources available to all. CHATS: Head Injury Identification and Accommodation Tool Head Injury Education Card: Has Your Head Been Hurt? Invisible Injuries Overview (4 pages) Invisible Injuries Booklet: When Your Head...
Certainly taking the time to take care of yourself is easier said than done. Making self-care a priority not only keeps you in this movement but also makes you a better advocate.
Guidance for Survivors of Domestic Violence: Love Shouldn't Hurt Model Healthcare Protocol: Model Healthcare Protocol The Ohio Domestic Violence Health Care Protocol: Standards of Care: The Ohio Domestic Violence Health Care Protocol: Standards of Care (PDF) Ohio...
Domestic abuse is when your partner uses a pattern of coercive and assaultive behaviors to obtain power and control over you. The American Heritage Dictionary defines coercion as “to force to act or think in a certain way by use of pressure, threats, or intimidation or to compel; to dominate, restrain, or control forcibly; and to bring about by force or threat.”
All of us have rights when we are in a relationship. We have the right to be loved, to be respected, to say what we are thinking, to be in contact with whomever we want to be in contact with, to make our own choices about what we do and where we go, to wear what we want, and to make our own decisions.
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