Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Public Awareness

Bulletins - Winter 2016 OPDV Bulletin

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Featured in this issue: Teen Dating Violence

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January is Stalking Awareness Month
January is Stalking Awareness Month
Heart and awareness ribbon that reads: February Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month
February is Teen Dating Violence
Awareness and Prevention Month
January is Stalking Awareness Month
January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month!

In Our Next Issue:

Vicarious Trauma

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. In recognition of the professionals working with survivors, children, and offenders of domestic violence, we will dedicate our spring to vicarious trauma.

Did you know…

In 2014, 873 family offense petitions were filed in NYS by individuals between 17-21 years of age, and 48 were filed by individuals aged 16 and under, for a total of 921 family offense petitions filed by individuals aged 21 and under.

This information was taken from the 2014 NYS Domestic Violence Dashboard.

NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

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