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Resources

General/Overviews
Domestic Abuse: Help Is Available (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)
Intimate Partner Violence (National Center for Injury Prevention and Control)

Coping
Common Reactions to Trauma (National Center for PTSD)
You Are Not Crazy.com (For women who have fought to love and understand)

Diagnosis/Symptoms
Are you Being Abused? (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists)
Identifying Domestic Violence (American Bar Association)

Prevention/Screening
Domestic Violence Safety Plan (American Bar Association)
Preventing Violence Against Women (Dept. of Health and Human Services)

Research
Children of Abused Parents Have More Behavior Problems (Nemours Foundation)
HHS Launches Effort to Help Children Who Witness Domestic Violence (Dept. of Health and Human Services)

Specific Conditions/Aspects
How an Abuser Can Discover Your Internet Activities (American Bar Association)
Myths and Facts About Domestic Violence (American Bar Association)
New Numbers for Domestic Violence Victims and Others (Social Security Administration)

Directories
Domestic Violence Coalitions of States and Territories (Dept. of Justice, Violence Against Women Office)
Important Phone Numbers (American Bar Association)
Therapist Locator Directory of the United States (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy)

Law and Policy
Access to HHS-Funded Services for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence (Dept. of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights)
How Do I Apply for Immigration Benefits as a Battered Spouse or Child? (Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services)
Know Your Rights: Domestic Violence (American Bar Association)
Also available in: Spanish

Organizations
American Bar Association: Commission on Domestic Violence (American Bar Association)
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
Office of Minority and Women's Health (Bureau of Primary Health Care)
CDC Reports the Health-Related Costs of Intimate Partner Violence Against Women Exceeds $5.8 Billion Each Year in the United States (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Also available in: Spanish
Homicide Trends in the U.S.: Intimate Homicide (Dept. of Justice)
Southern and Western States Log Highest Rates of Intimate Partner Homicide (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Children
Center for Children & families in the Justice System
Children of Abused Mothers at Risk for School and Health Problems (Nemours Foundation)

Men
Alternatives to violence for men (Menstuff.corg)
What can men do to stop domestic violence? (Family violence prevention fund)

Teens
Abusive Relationships (Nemours Foundation)
Teen dating violence (Information for teens)

Teen Dating Violence Facts (National Center for victims of crime pdf report)
Help for troubled teens (Free Resource catalogue)

Additional Resources
• National Council on Child Abuse & Family Violence
1155 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 400 Washington, DC 20036 (202) 429-6695 (800) 222-2000

• National Help line National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse c/o Institute on Aging Medical Center of Central Massachusetts
119 Belmont Street Worcester, MA 01605 508-793-6166

• National AIDS Network
P.O. Box 13827 Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 National AIDS Hotline 800-342-2437 TTY - 800-243-7889 Spanish - 800-344-7432

• National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League
1156 15th Street, NW #700 Washington, DC 20005 202-973-3000 202-973-3096-FAX

• WHISPER (Women Hurt in Systems of Prostitution Engaged in Revolt)
P.O. Box 56796 St. Paul, MN 55165 612-644-6301

• National Women’s Political Caucus
1275 K Street, NW, Suite 750 Washington, DC 20005-4051

• National Resource Center on Domestic Violence; Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence
6400 Flank Drive, Suite 1300 Harrisburg, PA 17112 800-537-2238 717-545-9456-FAX

• Battered Women’s Justice Project Minnesota Program Development, Inc.
206 West Fourth Street Duluth, MN 55806 800-903-0111 218-722-1545-FAX

• Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence; Family Violence Prevention Fund
383 Rhode Island Street, Suite 304 San Francisco, CA 94103-5133 800-313-1310 415-252-8991-FAX

• Resource Center on Child Custody and Child Protection; National Council on Juvenile and Family Court Judges
P.O. Box 8970 Reno, NV 98507 800-527-3223 702-784-6628-FAX

• National Coalition for Low-Income Housing
1012 14th Street, NW Suite 1200 Washington, DC 20005 202-662-1530

• National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women
125 South 9th Street, Suite 302 Philadelphia, PA 19107 215-351-0010 215-357-0779-FAX

 
 
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