#31n31 October 2015

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Each day during the month of October (Domestic Violence Awareness Month), we will be sharing survivors' & advocates' stories from across the country. Some are uplifting, some are heartbreaking; all are true and reflect the broad spectrum of experiences that survivors nationwide face every single day. Follow along using #31n31

National Network to End Domestic Violence
Day "The impact of education and collaboration afforded this survivor a sense of safety she may never have felt alone. Domestic Violence, The Help, How To Plan, Education, Kansas, Collaboration, Safety, October, Felt

Day 31: "The impact of education and collaboration afforded this survivor a sense of safety she may never have felt alone." -Kansas Advocate #31n31 #DVAM2015

Day "An advocate spent seven hours with her. Domestic Violence, Kentucky, October

Day 30: "An advocate spent seven hours with her." -Kentucky Advocate #31n31 #DVAM2015

Day "Thankfully we have a great relationship with the school district and they gave her our shelter information. Domestic Violence, School District, Respect, Shelter, October, Relationship, California, Relationships

Day 29: "Thankfully we have a great relationship with the school district and they gave her our shelter information." -California Advocate #31n31 #DVAM2015

Day "We were a culturally-specific shelter.and we were able to provide a broader array of services. Domestic Violence, Healthy Life, October, Day, Minnesota, Recovery, Shelter, California, Food

Day 28: "She had no funds, food, or gas." -California Advocate #31n31 #DVAM2015

provided gas cards and snacks so that she could travel to another state to stay with her family there. Domestic Violence, Louisiana, October, Facts, How To Plan, Travel, Life, Viajes, Traveling

Day 27: "We...provided gas cards and snacks so that she could travel to another state to stay with her family there." -Louisiana Advocate #31n31 #DVAM2015

Day "With her permission, we called the police who brought her to safety in our shelter. The Cell, Domestic Violence, Indiana, Shelter, Police, Safety, October, Bring It On, Security Guard

Day 26: "With her permission, we called the police who brought her to safety in our shelter." -Indiana Advocate #31n31 #DVAM2015

Day "She was isolated, unemployed, and did not have family in the area. Domestic Violence, October, Texas

Day 25: "She was isolated, unemployed, and did not have family in the area." -Texas Advocate #31n31 #DVAM2015

Day "The nurse.even delayed the victim's discharge hoping space would open up. Emergency Room Nurse, Child Safety, Domestic Violence, October, Missouri, Wisconsin, Respect, Space, Floor Space

Day 24: "The nurse...even delayed the victim's discharge hoping space would open up. It didn't." -Missouri Advocate #31n31 #DVAM2015

Day "It is heartbreaking to see women begging and pleading while crying with their children as they walk out of our office. Walk Out, Domestic Violence, Singles Day, Minnesota, Crying, October, Children, Life, Women

Day 23: "It is heartbreaking to see women begging and pleading while crying with their children as they walk out of our office." -Minnesota Advocate #31n31 #DVAM2015

Day "She needed storage space, but.we couldn't help her secure her personal belongings. Domestic Violence, Storage Spaces, Tennessee, October, Quotes, Qoutes, Dating, Quotations, Shut Up Quotes

Day 22: "She needed storage space, but...we couldn't help her secure her personal belongings." -Tennessee Advocate #31n31 #DVAM2015

Day "We hope she got help. Domestic Violence, Oklahoma, October

Day 21: "We hope she got help." -Oklahoma Advocate #31n31 #DVAM2015

Day "Verbal and mental abuse can be just as serious as physical abuse. Domestic Violence, Trauma, Love Her, October, This Or That Questions, Education, Day, Nebraska

Day 20: "Verbal and mental abuse can be just as serious as physical abuse." -Nebraska Advocate #31n31 #DVAM2015

Day "She moved into a tent at her parent's house. Domestic Violence, Rhode Island, Respect, Tent, October, House, Life, Cabin Tent, Tentsile Tent

Day 19: "She moved into a tent at her parent's house." -Rhode Island Advocate #31n31 #DVAM2015

Day "There is often literally no more room. Toy Rooms, Domestic Violence, Singles Day, Nebraska, October

Day 18: "There is often literally no more room." -Nebraska Advocate #31n31 #DVAM2015

Day "A victim.hiding from her abuser.made changes to protect her identity. Domestic Violence, Indiana, Identity, October, Facts, Knowledge, Truths

Day 17: "A victim...hiding from her abuser...made changes to protect her identity." -Indiana Advocate #31n31 #DVAM2015