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Month: March 2016

Helping Victims of Family Violence

Helping Victims of Family Violence

One of the most prevalent crimes in America today is that of family violence. According to statistics, more than 16 percent of American couples have experienced a physical assault. While it is not always involved, emergency responders such as police officers and emergency room physicians will say that it is involved in a very high percentage of these incidents. The family is considered to be an organization that if there are indications in violence in any part of that organization,…

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Supporting a Rape Victim as a Friend

Supporting a Rape Victim as a Friend

Rape is a crime that happens far to often to both men and women. If someone you know has been raped your friendship can be a very important part of the healing and recovery for that person. The first thing you need to do is believe the person. Unfortunately, rape is often not reported because, in addition to the shame, many victims do not feel that they are being believed. Recognize that your friend trusts you very much in order…

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