Healthy State: Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention Month
Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention is the focus of Healthy State October. According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men have experienced contact sexual violence, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime. The Healthy State campaign for October will be feature The Red Flag Campaign – a public awareness campaign designed to address dating violence and promote the prevention of dating violence on college campuses. Through using the “bystander intervention” strategy, the campaign encourages friends and other campus community members to “say something” when they see warning signs (“red flags”) for dating violence in a friend’s relationship. Throughout October you can learn more & participate in this #HealthyStateGSU campaign by following #RedFlagsGSU on social media. Please consider submitting an image of yourself, with a red flag, and describing a red flag you see in unhealthy relationships.
Domestic violence impacts millions of people each year, but it can be prevented. It requires the collective voice and..….more >>