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Child Custody: Rights of Unmarried Mothers in Ohio
11/07/2019

Sometimes in unhealthy or abusive relationships, a child’s father will threaten to “take the child” from the mother, and tell her that she can’t do anything about it. For parents who are unmarried, this is […]

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Building Resiliency: How to Support Children Exposed to Violence at Home
10/15/2019

Intimate partner violence can be physical, emotional, verbal, sexual or financial abuse toward a partner in an effort to gain power and control over them. When this happens at home, it affects more than just […]

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How To Help A Friend Who Is Being Abused
10/01/2019

Watching a loved one go through an abusive relationship can be tough. The most important thing is to not give up on them. There are many things you can do to help your loved one [...]

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The Role of Technology in Abusive Relationships
10/01/2019

Technology is constantly advancing. Each year, we see new and improved “smart” devices that are meant to make our daily lives simpler. While technology has many benefits to users of all ages, let’s take a [...]

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Highlighting The Reality Of Emotional Abuse
10/01/2019

When we hear about abuse, many of us think of physical abuse, which includes hitting, kicking, smacking or any other act to intentionally injure someone. However, it’s important to note that abuse is a pattern […]

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Creating a Culture of Consent on College Campuses
10/01/2019

This month, thousands of students are gearing up for college, which means there’s plenty of opportunity for young adults to develop new relationships. During this time, students can experience a whirlwind of emotions – from […]

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How to Be a Trauma-Informed Parent
08/22/2019

Every child experiences stress. As adults, it’s sometimes hard to recognize because adult stress seems much more weighted – finances, work, marriage. But, it’s important to understand children’s stress can become toxic if it’s not […]

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Columbus Division of Police Partners with Netcare to Address Mental Health Crisis
07/16/2019

In 2018, a partnership was developed between law enforcement and mental health professionals to better address the mental health crisis in Franklin County, Ohio. The program was first-of-its-kind in Columbus, and began as a result [...]

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Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization: Serving the LGBTQ+ Community in Ohio
06/26/2019

In honor of LGBTQ+ Pride Month, we’d like to share a statewide resource that focuses on services within and on behalf of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex and Asexual communities. Since 1996, The […]

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Ohio Law Works to Protect Older Adults from Financial Abuse, Exploitation
06/05/2019

Imagine your 75 year-old mother – she’s depressed and increasingly isolated since her husband passed. Suddenly, she’s energetic, happy and starts talking about a new friend. She doesn’t give you many details about him, only […]

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