Tag: 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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Support Groups and Classes Starting Soon…Two Weeks to Enroll

Ready for Positive Changes? Let Safe Connections Help Many free support groups and classes are starting in early March. Enroll now to start down a better life path! Featured groups and classes include Building Relationships, Tools for Trauma Survivors, Trauma…

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Please help spread the word that Safe Connections has many free education programs to help prevent Teen Dating Violence (TDV) and other free counseling to help teen victims. To teens who have experienced any…

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Secretary of State Jason Kander at Safe Connections Lauding Safe at Home Program

Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander visited Safe Connections December 12 and thanked St. Louis leaders for providing access to the Safe at Home program for women who have been abused. Leaders from local domestic and sexual violence agencies including…

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Local and Online Resources for Adolescents

Helplines / Hotlines Safe Connections 24-Hour Helpline – 314.531.2003 Youth In Need 24 Hour Help Line – 636.946.3771 National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline – 888.331.9474 Kids Under Twenty One (KUTO) – 314.644.5886 Child Abuse Hotline – 800.392.3738 St. Louis Regional…

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St. Louis and National Resources

Helplines / Hotlines Safe Connections Crisis Helpline – 314.531.2003 St. Louis Regional Sexual Assault Hotline – 314.531.7273 Life Crisis-Suicide/Crisis Hotline – 314.647.4357 Kids Under Twenty One (KUTO) – 314.644.5886 Elder Abuse Hotline – 800.392.0210 Child Abuse Hotline – 800.392.3738 Domestic…

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How to Help a Friend or Loved One Who is Being Abused

To truly help others is to empower them to act on their own behalf. To genuinely help your friend or loved one, acknowledge her capacity for self-help, thus avoiding the pitfall of becoming a “rescuer.” Some Practical Things You Can…

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