Domestic Violence Awareness month social media toolkit

September 25, 2018

Most of us are familiar with domestic violence, but are not familiar with the signs and the fact that it happens to men and women alike. In many cases, domestic violence also impacts children. Throughout October, we will share information about the signs of domestic violence and how to get help on social media. Please reference the content below to share on your social media channels

#PROTIP – Raising awareness this month to prevent child abuse or domestic violence? Tap into popular hashtags: #CO4Kids #childabuseprevention #childabuseawareness #DVAM2018 #DVFacts


October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence and needs help, please check out the Colorado domestic violence services map to find local advocacy services near you or contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)  

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No relationship is perfect, but there are some caution signs you shouldn’t ignore. If you or someone you know is looking for a caring, listening ear, advocacy services, emergency shelter, housing options or support groups, please visit https://www.violencefreecolorado.org/resources/ for resources 

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It can be hard to distinguish the difference between loving behavior and possessive behavior when you are newly involved.  If your partner watches you too closely, this could be a sign of an unhealthy relationship and there are some caution signs you shouldn’t ignore. Check out https://www.thehotline.org/is-this-abuse/ to learn more about the different types of domestic violence 

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October is #DomesticViolence Awareness Month! Did you know that domestic violence is not just a women’s issue? It affects all genders. 1 in 3 women and 1 in 7 men will be a victim #CO4Kids 

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Don’t forget to wear purple tomorrow to show your support for survivors and educate those around you about #domesticviolence. Visit https www.thehotline.org/is-this-abuse/ to earn more about the signs of domestic violence abuse

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