Abuse is a complex and dynamic set of harmful and coercive behaviors exhibited by individuals in order to gain and then maintain power and control over another individual. The information related to abuse is organized into separate blog articles below. Click through the topics below to learn more about abuse, including facts about abuse, myths about abuse, what to do if you suspect abuse, and helpful links to outside organizations with more information about abuse.
We educate the community on domestic and teen dating abuse through webinars, workshops, speeches, interactive activities, classroom activities, Q&A panels, and community fairs.
No. All of our community education solutions are free of charge for any community group or organization.
Yes, we come to you! Or we can set up a customized Zoom meeting for your organization. No group is too small or too large.
Absolutely. Not only are they age-appropriate topics, but they are also necessary topics of discussion if we want to prevent dating violence. Current research shows that even 9th grade is too late to start educating young people for primary prevention to be effective. Leading researchers recommend that healthy relationships and dating abuse education begin in the 6th grade.
We have a number of education and training programs for adults: volunteers, service providers, first responders, faith communities, and professionals. For more information, please check out our Community Presentations page.
We have a wide variety of educational programs and activities for students and teens. For more information about our programs for young people, please visit Prevention Programs page.
HDNBC proudly serves anyone impacted by domestic abuse, family violence, or teen dating abuse regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, disability, immigration status, primary language, or sexuality.
Multigenerational families with kids (and adults) of all ages are supported. We can also provide safety for pets.