October is National Domestic Violence Prevention Month, an observance that serves to raise awareness and share resources. This year’s campaign encourages all of us to “know the signs” of healthy and unhealthy relationship behaviors.
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October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month — observed every year to raise awareness, promote the resources that are available, renew our commitment to building healthy relationships, and promote offender accountability.
The reminders have been impossible to ignore. In the wake of high-profile stories about domestic violence, a grass-roots Twitter campaign emerged. Thousands of people told their own stories of responding to abuse by using the hashtags #WhyIStayed and #WhyILeft. More recently, the commissioner of the NFL met with military leaders to learn ways to better support victims in abusive situations. And October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
“Stopping domestic violence is something that’s bigger than football – and all of us have a responsibility to put a stop to it,” from the White House.