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Our blog gives our domestic violence advocates a place to share updates within Harbor House's programming, events and collaborations. We are excited to share success stories, facts and news about the work that is being done to end the cycle of abuse in our community!




Impact of Domestic Abuse on Children

March 25th, 2020 by

Children who live in homes with domestic abuse, grow up in an environment that is filled with fear, tension, anxiety, and unpredictability. Witnessing abuse in the home leads to significant emotional and psychological trauma that mirrors the trauma experienced by children who are victims of child abuse. Children are forced to “grow up” quickly and […]

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Zero Tolerance – Teens for Social Change

February 18th, 2020 by

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. This month, teens and those who support them join together for a national effort to raise awareness to teen dating violence. One in three teens in the U.S. will experience physical, sexual, or emotional abuse by someone they are in a relationship with before they become adults. And […]

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“They Never Hit Me”

February 18th, 2020 by

If you were never physically hurt, are you really in need of support or help? My situation isn’t that bad because my partner has never hit me before… Comments and questions like these are common and we want to talk about what domestic violence is and that it can look very different from relationship to […]

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