Substance Abuse and Trauma

Many types of trauma, including; domestic violence, rape, emotional abuse, physical abuse, etc. can change a person’s life. Even as physical marks heal, emotional scars are left making it difficult to function. One of the most common coping mechanisms is, drug and...
Raising Awareness

Raising Awareness

The amount of awareness campaigns is increasing. Along with this we see more awareness months, and days more than ever. This begs the question, what is awareness? And why does it matter? At The Shelter, we care about awareness a lot, there are many things we do to...