Stalking Information Essentials

Stalking Information Essentials

Stalking can be much more serious than we realize, and can result in a person’s life ending. 7.5 million people are stalked in one year in the United States & the majority of victims are stalked by someone they know. In the “Facebook stalking”...
The Shelter’s Favorite Self Care

The Shelter’s Favorite Self Care

At The Shelter, we love self care! Taking the time out of your day or week to do something for yourself is important in your overall mental and physical health. Even if you only have 5-10 minutes of free time, there are still things you can do to take care of...
Why “Me Time” Matters

Why “Me Time” Matters

In the flow of life we often forget to stop and take a breath. This mistake can have negative impacts on our physical and emotional well-being, especially during and/or after experiencing trauma. You see countless articles on social media stating that you must take...
Holiday Safety Tips

Holiday Safety Tips

While holidays are often just like any other day in terms of staying safe, there may be additional precautions you should take if you are a survivor of domestic violence and sexual assault. View our holiday safety tips, and contact The Shelter 800-931-7233 for a...
Holiday Season Domestic Violence Myth Buster

Holiday Season Domestic Violence Myth Buster

Holiday season is upon us, and people wonder about holiday season domestic violence. Many believe that there is an increase in domestic violence during the holidays. The Huffington Post released an article on this subject, which can be viewed here: Why It’s Dangerous...
Emotional Abuse

Emotional Abuse

Abuse is not just physical, though many people think of abuse as purely physical. There are many types of abuse (see power and control wheel), including emotional abuse. Emotional abuse is very difficult to handle, and many people who are in an emotionally abusive...