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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

| October 6, 2020
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic violence is a community tragedy, not a private problem. [WSCADV, 2000]. Domestic Violence occurs in all communities and across all genders, races, and economic classes. Coconino County is no exception. When battered individuals gather enough courage to make attempts to get to safety, they often fall short because many institutions, systems, and people don’t recognize the symptoms or the risks, understand what can be done, or know how to help. Since we all encounter battered individuals daily, we should feel empowered to have a role in the movement to end domestic violence.

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