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Coping with Triggers During the Holidays

By Lindsay Riedel and Alejandra Ceja-Aguilar 

Holidays can be a particularly difficult time for survivors of abuse as triggers can often times set off a memory or a flashback that takes the person back to the event of the original trauma. 762 more words

Prevention & Education

Support Tri-Valley Haven on #GivingTuesday

As you eat delicious home-cooked food and give thanks with your loved ones on Thanksgiving, Tri-Valley Haven will be answering our 24-hour toll-free crisis line. Families will celebrate the holiday in our domestic violence and homeless shelters. 471 more words

I Will Continue to Rise!

Saying I am happy with the outcome of One Billion Rising would be an understatement. I am so overwhelmed with the amount of joy and support everyone who came to the event brought with them! 349 more words

Why I Rise and Why You Should Too!

One Billion Rising is an excellent opportunity for agencies in the twin cities to come together to share why they think it is important to end violence against women and girls. 342 more words

The Future of Stalking is Now

Guest post by: Richelle Duane, Civil Advocacy Supervisor, HAVEN

When I was growing up cartoons, movies, and television shows about the future were pretty common.  There was The Jetsons, Back to the Future and Star Trek, just to name a few.  850 more words

Prevention Education

Survivors Need Your Continued Support

As I reflected this weekend on the anniversary of the Sandy Hook shootings I felt sadness thinking of the parents, siblings and other family members of the victims.  315 more words

Call To Action

Reflection on Preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome

It’s frequently said that shaken baby syndrome is “100% preventable.”

In one sense, it is: if a child isn’t shaken, injuries won’t be inflicted.

In another sense, it isn’t: not every caregiver is always able to cope. 697 more words