Life with Anxiety

Life with Anxiety

Stressful and traumatic events such as domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking can lead to anxiety disorders. However, it is important to understand that if you suffer from an anxiety disorder, you are not alone and there are treatment options. Contact The...
Life With Depression

Life With Depression

Trauma, such as, abuse, is one of the leading causes of depression next to; genetics, life circumstances, brain structure, and other medical conditions. The National Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health America have compiled a brief discussion on depression...
Impacts of Sexual Assault

Impacts of Sexual Assault

Sexual assault is a traumatic experience and can often leave long lasting scars for the survivor, continue below to read a list that covers only a few of the impacts of sexual assault on survivors. At The Shelter we have a team of trained advocates to help survivors...
12 Myths about Sexual Assault

12 Myths about Sexual Assault

Every 98 seconds a person is sexually assaulted, this includes; women, children and men. There are many myths about sexual assault, educating yourself on the facts is an important step in raising awareness and increasing understanding. Read below, then share with a...
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...