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If you or a loved one is in an abusive relationship or suffering from someone who is abusive, please seek help immediately. Your life depends on it.

  • ‘Why Did She Stay’ Facebook Feed: This Facebook page is dedicated to the thousands of women muted by their abusers, to remove the shame and stigma they face every day, and the reticence that keeps them silent.
  • Bay Area Turning Point: This Houston-area group provides recovery services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and facilitates violence prevention strategies for societal change in partnership with our community.
  • The National Domestic Violence Hotline: These highly-trained advocates are available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship – 1-800-799-safe (7233)
  • Texas Council On Family Violence: One of the largest domestic violence coalitions in the country. The group promotes safe and healthy relationships by supporting service providers, facilitating strategic prevention efforts, and creating opportunities for freedom from family violence.
  • Houston Area Women’s Center: The Center provide a safe place to stay, counseling and advocacy to support survivors in building lives from the effects of violence. All services are free of charge and confidential.

 

PODCASTS

The Complexities Behind Domestic Violence, NPR – On Point • May 11, 2018

What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another. It includes physical violence, sexual violence, psychological violence and emotional abuse.

--National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

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2 weeks ago

Why Did She Stay?

This is what my own daughter witnessed in the last seconds of her life. Stabbed in the neck and through the heart. Died protecting her own child, who lived due to her bravery. Happy Mother's Day, Anne-Christine Johnson. You were a warrior mom.

Moment crazed father stabs his two-year-old daughter and her mother
Police were called to an Arkansas home where Theodis Coleman, 37, went berserk and took a knife to his two-year-old daughter and her mother following a domestic dispute.
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We created this site to honor Anne-Christine's memory by promoting safe and healthy relationships to facilitate freedom from family violence.

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