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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.