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30 Aug You Are Not Alone: Healing Through a Harm Reduction Approach

There are a myriad of risk factors leading to Domestic Violence and Intimate Partner Violence, and substance misuse is often observed as a common complicating factor. Their co-existence expresses itself in a variety of ways, from being an element leading to violent incidents to maladaptive coping and navigating the impact of trauma. The use, misuse, and addiction of substances or unhealthy behaviors or habits are all...

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26 Jul Making Every Call Count

Not long ago, Emily contacted the WTLC Helpline in a state of crisis after realizing that she had reached the point in her marriage where it was time to leave. Her oldest child had started mimicking Emily’s spouse’s behavior, using the same abusive and insulting...

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28 Jun A Commitment to AAPI Communities

Dear Friends of WTLC, The month of May marked Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, a time when we celebrate and acknowledge the contributions of AAPIs to the fabric of our community. However, this year's commemoration comes at a time when we are witnessing...

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24 May Believing in Change

Dear Friends of WTLC, Doing the work we do, we have to believe in change. We believe that we can change the world and create a society of nonviolence. We believe that survivors can change their situations and live their lives free from abuse. And we believe that people...

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