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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month: Do You Know the Signs of Abuse?
4th Feb

2020

Abusive relationships tend to melt over from one generation to the next. Children who witness domestic violence often externalize or internalize that behavior in adolescence. And because young people are burdened with limited ...

27th Jan

2020

Three decades ago, domestic violence was still a taboo topic to discuss in public. “In 1994, when I began in the field of domestic violence,” remembers Julia Kathary, Coburn Place’s President and Executive Director, “the work ...

31st Oct

2019

When Stephanie sat down to talk, she was near the end of her two-year stay at Coburn Place Safe Haven. It was a warm fall day and the interview took place at a picnic table. She spent the entire interview gently smoothing her hand back ...

25th Oct

2019

  As we head towards the end of Domestic Violence Prevention Month, the new focus from awareness to  prevention was inspired by interviews from survivors in the Re-Centering Report compiled by the Indiana Coalition Against ...

13th Oct

2019

We are in the middle of Domestic Violence Prevention Month, where we are shaping the conversation from not just awareness about issues surrounding domestic violence, but preventing it. Thanks to our friends at the Indiana Coalition ...

30th Sep

2019

  Today is October 1, the first day of what was Domestic Violence Awareness Month. If you are reading this blog, get ready to learn a new focus. And know that you are taking a first and important step in breaking the cycle of ...

3rd Dec

2018

Put yourself in these shoes for a minute. You lost your job because you missed too many days from injuries caused by your abuser. You can’t even imagine why someone would hire you anyway. Your bank account is depleted. Your brakes ...

25th Oct

2018

Substance abuse often plays a role in intimate partner violence. Sometimes it’s a way for the victim to cope. Other times it’s the abusive partner forcing or coercing the victim to use. Just one more way to exert control. This was ...

26th Jul

2018

We are overflowing with gratitude. In about a week’s time, you opened your hearts and your wallets to the tune of $17,881 to support kids who need it most. Kids like Myron. Watch this story by Rafael Sanchez of RTV6. You’ll see ...

26th Apr

2018

Imagine being 19 with a toddler and a baby on the way. Then picture escaping not one but two abusive partners. This was reality for Brianna. The graphic details of her story illustrate so many of the different ways that abusers control ...