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February 2012

Locating Mental Health & Substance Abuse Supports for Survivors: A Reference Sheet for Domestic Violence Advocates

This document contains resources that you can use to locate additional supports for survivors who are experiencing mental health or substance abuse conditions.
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November 2011

Model Medication Policy for DV Shelters

Author(s): Mary Malefyt Seighman, Kelly Miller, Rachel White-Domain
The Model Medication Policy is designed to offer guidance to domestic violence programs on adopting medication policies that are accessible, trauma informed, and compliant with anti-discrimination laws.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2011

Reducing Barriers to Support for Women Fleeing Violence: A Toolkit for Supporting Women with Varying Levels of Mental Wellness and Substance Use

This manual is designed to assist transition housing providers and other service providers to provide effective services to women fleeing violence. It draws on the knowledge of women who have experienced violence and those who have supported them.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2011

Real Tools: Responding to Multi-Abuse Trauma: A Tool Kit to Help Advocates and Community Partners Better Serve People with Multiple Issues

Author(s): Debi S. Edmund, Patricia J. Bland
This toolkit focuses on survivors of multi-abuse trauma - those who are affected by multiple issues that negatively affect safety, health, or well-being. It offers practical tools for advocates and community partners, such as health and mental heath care providers, to address the complex needs of survivors of multi-abuse trauma, no matter where survivors enter the social service system.
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November 2010

Special report: For U.S. veterans, the war after the wars

Author(s): Nick Carey
Since the war began in October 2001, there have been periodic reports about substance abuse, depression, domestic violence, suicide, homelessness and violent crime among traumatized veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq. High unemployment in a bad economy has merely compounded their troubles.
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January 2010

The Connection between Dating Violence and Unhealthy Behaviors

This fact sheet presents data from various studies to show the connection between dating violence and unhealthy behaviors.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
June 2009

Sexual Violence Against Women: Impact on High-Risk Health Behaviors and Reproductive Health

Author(s): Sandra L. Martin, Rebecca J. Macy, Janice A. Mirabassi
This Applied Research paper provides a brief overview of research on the impact of sexual violence on females’ high-risk health behaviors and reproductive health, focusing on studies of sexual assault or rape experienced primarily during adulthood.
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December 2008

Key Roles of Law Enforcement in Sex Offender Management

The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the roles and leadership opportunities for law enforcement in increasing public safety and reducing the likelihood of further sexual victimization.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 2008

Alcohol and Sexual Violence Perpetration

Author(s): Antonia Abbey, Lydia Guy Ortiz
This Applied Research paper examines the frequent co-occurrence of alcohol and sexual violence perpetration. Identifying the different ways alcohol relates to perpetration can aid in the development of effective sexual violence prevention strategies.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 2008

The Relationship Between Alcohol Consumption and Sexual Victimization

Author(s): Jeanette Norris
This Applied Research paper examines the relationship between alcohol and sexual victimization. The paper focuses on victims' experiences, including resistance during and psychological effects subsequent to alcohol-involved sexual assault incidents.
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September 2008

Interpersonal and Physical Dating Violence among Teens

Author(s): Antoinette Davis
This document examines the prevalence of dating violence by gender and communities of color. The document also presents information about the different types of dating violence and their effects on teens who experience dating violence.
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August 2008

Forced Sexual Intercourse Among Young Adult Women

Author(s): Emily Holcombe, Jennifer Manlove, Erum Ikramullah
This fact sheet uses nationally representative data to show that forced sexual intercourse is a common experience among young adult women of all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups, with verbal and physical force being the most common force used. The fact sheet also presents data that suggests the association between forced sexual intercourse and risky behaviors.