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MEET OUR 1ST CDV TOOLKIT SPOTLIGHT PARTNER – VOICES SET FREE

MEET OUR 1ST CDV TOOLKIT SPOTLIGHT PARTNER – VOICES SET FREE

We’re thrilled to recognize the Oregon-based organization, Voices Set Free, as one of our most successful CDV TOOLKIT partners and our TOOLKIT Spotlight Partner for this month! We’re very proud and immensely grateful for the work they’ve done

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Expert Says Widespread Awareness & Understanding Are Essential to Address Potentially Lifelong Impact of Major Childhood Adversities

Expert Says Widespread Awareness & Understanding Are Essential to Address Potentially Lifelong Impact of Major Childhood Adversities

A candid interview with Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, founder of the Center for Youth Wellness and author of “The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity”, provides powerful validation for what we already know to be true: that

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Join the Test Group for Our Unprecedented Online Program and Reclaim Your Life after CDV

Join the Test Group for Our Unprecedented Online Program and Reclaim Your Life after CDV

Did you grow up with Childhood Domestic Violence (CDV)? Haven’t told a soul about it, to this day? Maybe you aren’t ready to talk about it or feel people might judge you…Or maybe it’s just too difficult to talk

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Unlearning the “UNLOVED” LIE in the 3 Years Since My Story Appeared in the Bestseller INVINCIBLE

Unlearning the “UNLOVED” LIE in the 3 Years Since My Story Appeared in the Bestseller INVINCIBLE

In 2014, my story was featured in the UNLOVED to LOVING Chapter (Chapter 11) of the Bestseller INVINCIBLE. Since then, my life has changed a lot and continues to change – most importantly as relates to my journey to

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Help for the youngest victims of domestic violence

Help for the youngest victims of domestic violence
‘My mom was on the ground. I remember being terrified and I didn’t know what to do,’ she said.”   Lucy (21) and her brother Mark (23) grew up with CDV and are now facing many of the negative effects that

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Nobody Would Have Been Surprised If I Had Died.

Nobody Would Have Been Surprised If I Had Died.

“Everybody knew. But nobody said a thing.”

Screenwriter Katherine Fugate writes about the violence she experienced in her home growing up from her stepfather. Once he entered their home, he quickly began to abuse Katherine’s mother, leaving lifelong scars behind

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Share Thanks for the Gifts Earned from CDV for a Chance to Win

Share Thanks for the Gifts Earned from CDV for a Chance to Win
If you were raised in a home with domestic violence, the holidays can be a difficult time that brings back not-so-warm memories of your childhood. Whereas Thanksgiving reunites others with family and fosters happy strolls down memory lane with loved

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One in five women committed suicide because they saw domestic violence as children

One in five women committed suicide because they saw domestic violence as children
“Nearly 20% of women who took their own lives were known to police because they were exposed to domestic violence as children”   We know the dire statistic that those who experience Childhood Domestic Violence are 6x more likely to commit

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Chiefs NT Roy Miller charged with abusing wife

Chiefs NT Roy Miller charged with abusing wife
For children experiencing Childhood Domestic Violence (CDV), the impact is not minimal or temporary. They are not merely passive witnesses but true casualties of these incidents, which can profoundly effect their physical health, mental health, behavior, and/or relationships.   Yet, in

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For Traumatized Children, An Offer Of Help From The Muppets

For Traumatized Children, An Offer Of Help From The Muppets
“Sesame is better known for teaching preschoolers letters and numbers. But those familiar furry characters are also taking on tougher topics”   For children growing up with Childhood (CDV) and other Adverse Childhood Experiences(ACE’s), seeing their favorite TV characters process “big

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