National Network to End Domestic Violence NNEDV provides trainings and resources about domestic violence for communities, advocates and victims including tips, statistics, answers to frequently asked questions, and other public awareness resources about issues impacting victims and their children.
Defending Childhood (U.S. Dept. of Justice) Children’s exposure to violence, whether as victims or witnesses, is often associated with long-term physical, psychological, and emotional harm. Children exposed to violence are also at a higher risk of engaging in criminal behavior later in life and becoming part of a cycle of violence.
President’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health President Bush in 2002 announced the creation of the New Freedom Commission on Mental Health to study the mental health service delivery system and to make recommendations. Download/view the executive summary (pdf) of the commission’s final report.
FBI Resources on School Violence A list of studies, reports and links covering the topics of school-related violence, including violence prevention, emergency planning and campus safety.
Danger assesssment Take an online questionaire from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Be aware of the danger of homicide in situations of abuse and see how many of the risk factors apply to your situation.