Stories tagged: "domestic violence"


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With Domestic Violence on the Rise, Michigan Faces Yet Another Public Health Crisis

Michigan has seen more cries for help in the last three months than most of 2020. With the pandemic pressing on, Michigan’s domestic violence experts only expect it to get worse.

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Here’s How the Violence Against Women Act Impacts Michigan

Leaving an abusive relationship is the most dangerous time for any survivor. That's why Michigan advocates say it's imperative the Violence Against Women Act is fully reauthorized.

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Survivor Advocates, Passing the Baton, and Chronicling Chaos: Michigan’s Weekly News Quiz

True or False: Warmer Michigan winters are positive for local agriculture.

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Michigan’s Survivors of Violence Have New Ways to Keep Their Addresses Confidential

For survivors of abuse, a new law seeks to mitigate the risk that their residential address falls into their abuser's hands.

Staff at AWARE prepare to help their community of survivors over a difficult holiday season.
Keep Going Michigan: How to Help Survivors of Violence and Abuse

A strong support system is critical to survivors of domestic and sexual violence. This Michigan shelter explains how to be an ally in those situations.

Why I Believe the Biden Administration Will Fight Against Gender-Based Violence

Flint-area resident Harmony Lloyd’s been on the frontlines of after-care counseling for women impacted by violence. She is a promonent of the Violence Against Women’s Act and believes everyone across the aisle should be, too.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Helping a Friend Deal With Domestic Violence

Michigan Therapist Erica Carulli gives us the advice we need this October for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.