Domestic Violence Facts:
- Nearly 2.2 million people called local and national domestic violence hotlines in 2004.
- More than 1.35 million people accessed domestic violence victim services in 2005.
- Over $5.8 billion each year is spent on health-related costs of domestic violence.
- 74% of Americans personally know someone who is or has been abused.
Wear purple today, get a ribbon, put on a blouse or dress shirt, put on a t-shirt, wear a headband, or even “PURPLE LIPSTICK”. Paint the town PURPLE today and help raise awareness for Domestic Violence Awareness Month!
This is a topic we shouldn’t run from, but we should all learn more about it and how we can help.
Here is a National Domestic Violence Hotline: http://www.thehotline.org/ or call 1-800-799-SAFE
Don’t ignore the warning signs, don’t judge or criticize those who are in an abusive situation and more importantly don’t remain silent! Someone needs your help!
Mrs. Nicole “Sunshine” Ellis, MBA
Can’t breathe: Try Spiritual CPR: Consistent in praying, Persistent in pursuing the knowledge of God, and Resistant to temptation.
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