Category: Resources

Making a Safety Plan

Safety Planning Though you do not have control over your partner’s violence, you do have a choice about how to get yourself and your children to safety. Leaving must be done with a careful plan. Abusers often become more violent…

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Blogger Lisa Simani sat down with Meg Meyers, Teen Therapist at Safe Connections, for Mental Health Awareness month in May. LS: Tell me about the mental health issues you are working on with teens that come to Safe Connections for…

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Radiance Float + Wellness Celebrates One Year of Free Floating for Survivors

Survivors for Survivors Float Therapy to Heal after Domestic Violence August 22, 2018, St. Louis, MO—Safe Connections blogger Lisa Simani caught up with survivor Zinia Thomas, owner of Radiance Float + Wellness in Brentwood to talk about how Zinia helps survivors…

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New STL Interactive Map of Domestic and Sexual Violence Services

Feb. 13, 2018, St. Louis, MO—Looking for a fast and easy way to locate domestic and sexual violence services in St. Louis? Check out this new free interactive mapping website provided by the St. Louis Family Violence Council. More Than a…

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Seven Takeaways from #NCHDV

Earlier this fall, seven members of the Safe Connections team attended the 8th Biennial National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence (NCHDV) in San Francisco. Big thanks to the federal Victims of Crime Act for the grant that funded this…

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13 Reasons Why Not

The Netflix series, 13 Reasons Why, has been stirring up controversy ever since it’s release. Some experts are saying that its graphic displays of suicide and rape are not only triggering, but dangerous, especially considering the target audience is young…

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month – Get Involved Today!

October is the month of apple picking, pumpkins, autumn leaves and the thrills and chills of Halloween. But did you know it’s also Domestic Violence Awareness month? It’s a scary fact that 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men experience…

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About Us

Safe Connections was founded in 1976 and has been providing services continuously for 38 years. The first service was a true grassroots crisis phone line, and as it quickly became clear that counseling services for victims of abuse were needed,…

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