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Stalking: Ways To Stay Safe

Stalking: Ways To Stay Safe

When someone is being stalked, they may feel helpless and confused. However, you have some control over your situation. Let us share steps you can take if you feel someone may be stalking you.

Stalking Imposes Serious Risks for Survivors

Stalking Imposes Serious Risks for Survivors

When someone is being stalked, there are very few places that are truly safe. Stalking can pose a serious risk for survivors attempting to find a safe place to stay after an abusive relationship. 

Beyond Victim or Survivor

Beyond Victim or Survivor

When connecting with individuals who have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault, and/or stalking, the terminology you use has the ability to foster or hinder the healing journey.

Sexual Assault Stereotypes & Stigmas

Sexual Assault Stereotypes & Stigmas

Collectively, we can achieve an empowering culture that allows survivors to freely and justly use their voice. Read more to learn how to challenge stigmas and stereotypes surrounding sexual assault.

Hair Salons Offer Lifelines for Survivors

Hair Salons Offer Lifelines for Survivors

Resilience is proud to offer training that provides salon owners and employees tips for recognizing domestic violence among their clientele and discreetly getting important safety information into the hands of domestic violence victims. 

2021 at Resilience

2021 at Resilience

While our services currently remain predominantly virtual, we wanted to highlight the work Resilience is doing at this time and what services look like today. Free and confidential support is always available.

Supportive Housing Creates Safer Futures

Supportive Housing Creates Safer Futures

Without access to safe, affordable housing, many victims are reluctant to leave their abuser. Securing long-term housing is a crucial step on the pathway to a survivor’s security and well-being. 

Lack of Safe Housing Can Keep Victims from Leaving

Lack of Safe Housing Can Keep Victims from Leaving

Creating a long-term, sustainable and affordable housing plan is a serious barrier that survivors of abuse are facing today. Many survivors often feel that they must choose between homelessness and enduring abuse. 

Resilience Fall Support Groups

Resilience Fall Support Groups

Though our in-person support groups are on hold, we wanted to offer a space for survivors to connect with others, discuss coping strategies, and find comfort during a difficult time.

Behind the Screens: Digital Dating Abuse

Behind the Screens: Digital Dating Abuse

An abuser may attempt to gain control over their partner through perpetrating digital abuse. Young people in dating relationships are especially prone to this type of abuse. 

Domestic Violence & Technology Safety

Domestic Violence & Technology Safety

While technology can be an incredibly useful tool that helps bring people together, it can also be used as a controlling tactic in an abusive relationship. This blog explores how technology can be misused by abusers.

Traumatic Events & Emotional Triggers

Traumatic Events & Emotional Triggers

Recent world events are resulting in many survivors re-experiencing a time when safety, trust, and control were taken from them. Whether you are in need of assistance to help you cope with something that happened to you 4 hours ago or 4 decades ago, we are here.

Defining Masculinity: Allies for Change

Defining Masculinity: Allies for Change

It is time that men begin to embrace a healthier, more respectful manhood. We can promote a better society for all. We must to begin to view sexual and domestic violence as an issue we ALL need to care about. This is how we’re going to create lasting change.

Defining Masculinity: The Power of Vulnerability

Defining Masculinity: The Power of Vulnerability

Too often, men are told that we have to be in control, stoic, never cry, and never show weakness. Being vulnerable is one of the most liberating things men can do, and once we finally reveal what’s under our “masks” of manhood is when we can start to live authentically.

Defining Masculinity: Healthy Relationships

Defining Masculinity: Healthy Relationships

We need to be willing to discuss our wants and needs, and be willing to question potential unhealthy behaviors. By practicing an open dialogue with one another, we will create a collective mindset based on respect and open communication within our relationships; no matter who the relationship is with.  

Defining Masculinity: Understanding Consent

Defining Masculinity: Understanding Consent

As important as consent is, we don’t talk about it enough. The term “consent” means the affirmative, unambiguous and voluntary agreement to engage in a specific activity which can be revoked at any time. Consent, while it may seem like a simple topic to some, is often missing from physical encounters.

Defining Masculinity: The Meaning of Manhood

Defining Masculinity: The Meaning of Manhood

It’s time we began having honest conversations with men about manhood as we take an in-depth look at what we value in men as a society. Collectively, we need to begin to value the things that truly matter rather than the unhealthy traits. So, let us ask ourselves and the ones around us: “What does manhood really mean?” 

DV Education Series: Dealing with Anger

DV Education Series: Dealing with Anger

Anger is a common and very real emotion that every single human deals with. However; for survivors, this emotion can be overwhelming and confusing. There are ways to cope with anger that don’t involve risking harm to yourself or another person.  

 

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Resilience is dedicated to ending domestic and sexual violence. We offer support, services, and safe housing to survivors of domestic and sexual abuse, and we provide programs to engage and educate community members to help end the cycle of abuse before it begins.  

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