Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Public Awareness

Bulletins - Summer 2015 OPDV Bulletin

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Featured in this issue: Campus Sexual Assault

Table of Contents
NYS Domestic & Sexual Violence Hotline

1-800-942-6906
English & español, Multi-language Accessibility
Nat’l Relay Service for Deaf or Hard of Hearing: 711
In NYC: 311 or 1-800-621-HOPE (4673)
TDD: 1-866-604-5350
24/7 CONFIDENTIAL

OPDV’s Campuses Page

The College Campuses page on our website offers resources for students, administrators, and security, as well as parents and bystanders.

Shine the Light! October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month!

What are you planning to turn purple this year? Check out our Toolkit for ideas. During DVAM, post on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram with the hashtags #ShineTheLight and #NYSpurple.

Did you know…

A 2014 study of 483 first-year female students attending a college in Northeastern United States revealed that “between 8% and 11% of women experienced rape in each semester during their first year in college.” McCauley, Heather L., & Casler, Adam W. (2015). College Sexual Assault: A Call for Trauma-Informed Prevention.  Journal of Adolescent Health.  Volume 56 (Issue 6), pp.584–585.

NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

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