Dating Violence: Being Better Prepared to End Abuse by Robyn E. Brickel, MA, LMFT
Sexual Assault: What It Looks Like, How to Prevent It and Help Survivors Recover by Robyn E. Brickel, MA, LMFT
Why Domestic Violence Occurs and How to Stop It by Lisa Firestone, PhD
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233
Advocacy and Education
Saving Promise works for public awareness and prevention to reduce the number of individuals and families that are impacted by intimate partner violence
No More, a public awareness campaign to end domestic violence and sexual assault
Resources for Teens
A national organization to empower youth to end dating abuse and manage emotions.
A website, hotline, chat line and text-based support to get help for yourself or someone else. A partnership between Break the Cycle and the National Dating Abuse Helpline.
Founded in 2010 to honor Yeardley Love, a UVA senior and lacrosse player who was beaten to death by her ex-boyfriend. It reaches out to young people across the country to raise awareness about the warning signs of abuse.
Includes hotline phone numbers, and links to help those in abusive relationships, and promote prevention.
iPhone and Android app designed to give college students a fast private way to reach six friends they choose.
iPhone app designed for parents, to help them recognize signs of relationship abuse through technology, cell phone messages, and social networking. It helps parents understand the nature and impact of digital dating abuse, and links parents and teens to resources for help, and the Love Is Not Abuse curriculum for teens.
Offered by the One Love Foundation, this app helps a person determine if a relationship is unsafe and create an action plan to leave safely.
For Family and Friends of Abuse Victims
An interactive guide for family, friends and someone experiencing abuse, to help them find safety and know how to act in different scenarios.
In Alexandria Virginia
Alexandria Domestic Violence Program 703-746-4911 – Excellent resources for family and victims of abuse.