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Violence Prevention

The Violence Prevention Program focuses on preventing and educating on topics such as sexual assault, rape, bullying, suicide, anger, and bystander intervention. Our goal is to promote healthy relationships for our children, teens, and adults within Sullivan County.

Quick Facts

  • In America someone is sexually assaulted every 2 1/2 minutes
  • One out of every six women in America has been a victim of either an attempted or completed rape at some point in their lifetime
  • One in Five high school girls report being in a physically or sexually abusive relationship
  • 20% of sexual assault victims are male
  • Over 3.2 million students are victims of bullying each year.
  • Approximately 160,000 teens skip school every day because of bullying

Where to get help if you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted/ in an abusive relationship:

  • Local Sheriff’s Office
  • Hospital Emergency Room
  • Rape Crisis Center 276-466-2312
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233
  • The National Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-656-HOPE

 

Join the prevention initiative!

www.protectrespecttn.org

http:/www.learnpsychology.org/now/violence/

The Violence Prevention Coordinator has educational materials available for the community, schools, clubs, and other organizations. For more information on this topic or to schedule a meeting with our Violence Prevention coordinator, please contact Kacey Houston at khouston@sullivanhealth.org.

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