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...

Teen Dating Violence, Should We Break Up?

Teen Dating Violence, Should We Break Up?

If you are experiencing teen dating violence, figuring out the next step can be very difficult. You have feelings for this person and have developed a history with them. However, it's the future, not the past, that you should consider. Will you be happy with...

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" world we live in, there...

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...