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Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2018

By | October 18th, 2018|Prevention|

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence can happen to anyone regardless of race, age, sexual orientation, religion, gender, or socioeconomic background. It happens among married or not married couples, those who are dating, living together, and partners in an intimate relationship. Domestic violence comes in many forms. The abuse may be physical, sexual, [...]

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Several Statewide Programs Working to Reduce Sexual Assaults

By | April 19th, 2017|Prevention|

Although sexual assault can be an uncomfortable topic, not talking about it is worse. Without open discussion regarding this social and public health issue, some people cannot understand how often it happens. The impact of being a victim of sexual assault can have long term effects on the life of a victim psychologically and/or physically [...]

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By | October 26th, 2012|General, Prevention|

Every day at least 3 women are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends in the U.S.  October is set aside to help bring awareness to the issue - across the country domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women aged 15-44. In Arizona last year, 108 individuals lost their lives to domestic violence; so [...]

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Sexual Assault Awareness

By | April 28th, 2011|Prevention|

ADHS joins the rest of the nation in recognizing April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).  The goal is to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to help communities and individuals learn how they can prevent sexual violence.  The theme of this year’s campaign is “It’s time … to get involved,” which highlights the [...]

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