Medina Shelter Renovation 2020

By |2020-08-07T09:13:12-04:00August 6th, 2020|

The Battered Women’s Shelter knows firsthand that home is not always a safe place. Unfortunately, there are times when women and often their children, must escape their homes so that they can eat, sleep and live in a non-violent environment. The Battered Women’s Shelter is available 24-hours every day, responding to the cries of families [...]

October Virtual Training Events

By |2020-09-17T10:51:46-04:00June 26th, 2020|

Intimate Partner Violence 101 - Wednesday, October 14 | 10:00-11:30 AM * This training has been approved by the SOH, CSWMFTB for 1.5 CEs for counselors and social workers. On average, 24 people per minute experience violence from an intimate partner in the United States (thehotline.org). This presentation will provide an overview of intimate partner violence, [...]

Podcast

By |2020-06-12T15:30:16-04:00June 11th, 2020|

The Hope and Healing Podcast is a One-Stop-Shop for all things H&H! We wanted our audience to have access to popular discussion topics from self care, mental health, and cultural competency to underserved populations, resources in Summit and Medina counties, and Sexual Violence and Intimate Partner Violence Awareness. With the H&H Podcast, listeners can learn [...]

Analyzing the Complexity of being a Latin American Immigrant in the U.S. and Understanding the Relationship and Effects on Mental Health

By |2020-05-27T14:08:11-04:00May 27th, 2020|

Sydney Sines As we continue to recognize May as Mental Health Awareness Month, we want to share and explain how being in immigrant in the U.S. often creates more barriers to receiving help when survivors find themselves within abusive relationships. To provide clarity with a shared definition in the interest of this blog, the term [...]

Mask Requirements during COVID-19 Bring Challenges for Survivors of Strangulation

By |2020-05-05T14:00:13-04:00May 5th, 2020|

Ashley Kline, LPCC-S, Clinical Services Supervisor As states move forward with plans for re-opening during the COVID-19 pandemic, it seems that facial masks will be required by work places, as well as in different private businesses and public spaces. Face masks have been identified as a critical tool in fighting the virus, however, masks are [...]

May is Mental Health Month

By |2020-05-01T12:12:46-04:00May 1st, 2020|

Ashley Kline, M.Ed., LPCC-S Clinical Services Supervisor, Rape Crisis Center As we begin Mental Health Month, we understand that the COVID-19 pandemic has created challenges for people in so many different ways – financially, socially, and, of course, mentally and emotionally. At this time, it is even more important to provide care to yourself and [...]

Are We Missing the Point with Tiger King?

By |2020-04-28T13:38:11-04:00April 28th, 2020|

Leanne Biltz Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, Madness: the Netflix original docuseries that takes us on a rollercoaster ride of “big cat” ownership. The show depicts the rivalry between Joe Exotic and Carole Baskin. Tigers, drugs, mullets, all the animal prints, it’s a lot. But are we missing something? While everyone is obsessing whether Carol Baskin [...]

Running #AloneTogether

By |2020-04-25T12:50:54-04:00April 22nd, 2020|

Running #AloneTogether is a great way for us to virtually stay connected, stay healthy and support the Battered Women's Shelter and Rape Crisis Center at the Huntington Hope & Healing Survivor Resource Center. Wherever you are we are asking you to run or walk a 1 mile or 5k distance in support of Hope and [...]

Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the #MeToo Movement

By |2020-04-13T21:02:20-04:00April 8th, 2020|

Sandy Parker, RCC Director of Services The #MeToo movement has catapulted sexual assault awareness as a broad public health issue, reshaping the way we think in workplaces, schools and college campuses, healthcare facilities, legislation, and even in our personal lives.  Changing our language to portray sexual violence accurately and communicating in a way that does [...]

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