Domestic Violence Awareness Month
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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Helping Services for Youth & Families’ Domestic Abuse Resource Center (DARC) is recognizing Domestic Violence Awareness during the month of October. In Iowa and around the world, October is a month to create awareness around domestic violence, using the color purple to symbolize the cause.  Helping Services’ Domestic Abuse Resource Center advocates work alongside survivors…

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month
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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Helping Services for Youth & Families is highlighting Teen Dating Violence Awareness during the month of February. According to the CDC, nearly a quarter of adult victims of rape, physical violence, and stalking by an intimate partner first experienced partner violence between the ages of 11 and 17. In addition, nearly 1 in 11 female…

Stalking Awareness Month
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Stalking Awareness Month

January is recognized as Stalking Awareness Month. According to the website, Stalkingawareness.org, statistics show that 1 in every 6 women and 1 out of 17 men in the United States have been stalked in their lifetime. It is estimated that nearly 75% of all stalking victims know their stalker. It is also believed that nearly…