Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Public Awareness

Bulletins - Fall 2014 OPDV Bulletin


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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month!

What are you planning to turn purple this year? Check out our Toolkit for ideas. During DVAM, send or tweet us photos and we’ll post them on Facebook. #ShinetheLight #DontDoNothing

Did you know…

Of the 8,881 calls to the New York State Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline in 2013, 53% of callers heard about the Hotline from police, 13% from the media/internet, 13% from various print publications, 8% from community agencies, and 4% from medical professionals. (The remaining callers were referred by “Other” sources not specified.)

This information was provided by the NYS Domestic & Sexual Violence Hotline (1-800-942-6906)

NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

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