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Crisis Statistics
  • Every 9 seconds in the US a woman is assaulted.
  • 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been physically abused by an intimate partner
  • Domestic victimization is correlated with a higher rate of depression and suicidal behavior
  • 1 in 15 children are exposed to intimate partner violence each year, and 90% of these children are eyewitnesses to this violence
  • Nearly 1.5 million high school students in the United States are physically abused by dating partners every year
Domestic Violence
Crisis Statistics
  • Every 9 seconds in the US a woman is assaulted.
  • 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been physically abused by an intimate partner
  • Domestic victimization is correlated with a higher...
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Crisis Statistics
  • 1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men in the United States has been raped in their lifetime
  • Nearly 20.9% of female high school students and 13.4% of male high school students report being physically or sexually abused by a dating partner
  • In 8 out of 10 cases of rape, the victim knew the person who sexually assaulted them
  • One in four girls and one in six boys will be sexually abused before they turn 18 years’ old
  • Rape is the most under-reported crime; 63% of sexual assaults are not reported to police and Only 12% of child sexual abuse is reported to the authorities
Sexual Assault
Crisis Statistics
  • 1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men in the United States has been raped in their lifetime
  • Nearly 20.9% of female high school students and 13.4% of male high school students report being physically...
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October is National Bullying Prevention Month. The Outer Banks Hotline would like to thank our local schools FFMS, CHSS and MES for allowing us to come out and provide information to the students on bullying prevention.! ... See MoreSee Less

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. The Outer Banks Hotline would like to thank our local schools FFMS, CHSS and MES for allowing us to come out and provide information to the students on bullying prevention.!

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My son said he worked on a poster at school about bullying. So glad you're in schools.

Every stage of the process that Elaine Hartman hand-painted for us at our Hotline Too thrift store in Nags Head !! We have gotten so many complements about it. Want to give a huge thank you to Elaine for taking her time and patience on this project !!! ... See MoreSee Less

Every stage of the process that Elaine Hartman hand-painted for us at our Hotline Too thrift store in Nags Head !! We have gotten so many complements about it. Want to give a huge thank you to Elaine for taking her time and patience on this project !!!

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Thank you Elaine!!! It looks awesome.

So awesome! Thank you Elaine!!!πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ‘

Love this! Thanks Elaine!

Thank you Elaine

Check out Elaine Hartman on FB !!! She does some amazing work and projects …

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This Thursday is #PurpleThursday, wear purple to raise awareness & show your support for survivors of #domesticviolence πŸ’œ

#OBXPurpleThursday #DVAM2021 #DVAM #WeAreResilient #DomesticViolenceAwarenessMonth #obhotline
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This Thursday is #PurpleThursday, wear purple to raise awareness & show your support for survivors of #domesticviolence πŸ’œ

#OBXPurpleThursday #DVAM2021 #DVAM #WeAreResilient #DomesticViolenceAwarenessMonth #obhotline

More than 1 out of every 5 students will be bullied this year; chances are this is happening to someone you know & care about. Join us in showing your support for #bullyingprevention by wearing & sharing orange for #UnityDay on 10.20.21 🧑

#UnityDay2021 #obhotline
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More than 1 out of every 5 students will be bullied this year; chances are this is happening to someone you know & care about. Join us in showing your support for #bullyingprevention by wearing & sharing orange for  #UnityDay on 10.20.21 🧑

#UnityDay2021 #obhotline

Our Helping Hands Donation Drive is off to a great start, but it's not over yet! Thank you to everyone who has already made a donation. Show your support to survivors of domestic violence & make a donation today! πŸ’œ

#DVAM #DVAM2021 #HelpingHands #OBHotline
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Our Helping Hands Donation Drive is off to a great start, but its not over yet! Thank you to everyone who has already made a donation. Show your support to survivors of domestic violence & make a donation today! πŸ’œ

#DVAM #DVAM2021 #HelpingHands #OBHotline
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