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Downloadable Resources

Downloadable Resources

Downloadable Resources Helping you through. Below are free downloadable resources available to all. Brain InjuryFor AdvocatesFor Family and FriendsFor SurvivorsLegal ResourcesWellnessEn Español CHATS: Head Injury Identification and Accommodation Tool Head Injury...
COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources ODVN is committed to providing Ohio domestic violence programs with up-to-date, ongoing, and comprehensive resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  This site will be updated daily, so please check back regularly.Last Updated: May 19, 2020 at...
Self-Care Corner

Self-Care Corner

Self-Care Corner Advocates are caregivers and we do lifesaving work, but we work daily with survivors who have been traumatized and are in crisis. It involves us going down that dark hole many survivors are in and being present with them during the difficult days and...
Publications

Publications

Publications Self-Help Legal Manuals for Survivors of Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence, and Stalking (2016): Self-Help Legal Manual Self-Help Legal Manual for Incarcerated Survivors Guidance for Survivors of Domestic Violence: Love Shouldn’t Hurt Ohio Model...
What is abuse?

What is abuse?

What is abuse? 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...
Love Shouldn’t Hurt

Love Shouldn’t Hurt

Love Shouldn’t Hurt Introduction 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...
Legal Resources

Legal Resources

Legal Resources Domestic Violence and Law Self-Help Legal Manual for Survivors of Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence and Stalking We are pleased to release two new Self Help Legal Manuals created by ODVN and the Ohio Poverty Law Center, with partners from the private...
Family and Friends

Family and Friends

Family and Friends In studies with survivors of domestic violence, survivors who had left abusive relationships were asked what support helped them leave the relationships they were in. Survivors reported that having the support of a person who would continue to be...
Economic Justice Resources

Economic Justice Resources

Economic Justice Resources Economic resources are often the most important piece of getting free from an abusive partner. The Economic Justice section of the website is continually expanding. Here you’ll find resources and links for housing, financial...
Children and Teens

Children and Teens

Children and Teens Experiencing Trauma for Parents and Children This informational resource “Experiencing Trauma Affects Our Thoughts, Feelings, Bodies, Behavior and Coping” has two pages that can easily be printed. There are two versions to select from....
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