Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Albion Fellows Bacon Center
Unfortunately, we all know someone who has been a victim of domestic violence. There are many different types of domestic violence, it isn't always physical. Our friends with Albion Fellows Bacon Center shared some information we all need to know about how to get help.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
This year's focus is the fact that we all know someone who has been or currently is a victim of domestic violence. #Every1KnowsSome1
Download the National Statistics Domestic Violence Fact Sheet
- On a typical day, there are more than 20,000 phone calls placed to domestic violence hotlines nationwide.
- The presence of a gun in a domestic violence situation increases the risk of homicide by 500%.
- Intimate partner violence accounts for 15% of all violent crime.
- Women between the ages of 18-24 are most commonly abused by an intimate partner.
- 19% of domestic violence involves a weapon.
- Domestic victimization is correlated with a higher rate of depression and suicidal behavior.
- Only 34% of people who are injured by intimate partners receive medical care for their injuries.
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Albion Fellows Bacon Center provides services to victims of abuse (emotional, physical, sexual, and financial) in 11 counties in southern Indiana. Services are provided 24 hours a day in Vanderburgh, Posey, Warrick, Spencer, Perry, Dubois, Gibson, Pike, Orange, Crawford, and Harrison.
This amazing work is provided because of community donations. Albion is a verified 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, as well as a United Way partner agency.
So, here is a fun way to help out Albion and experience an amazing workout.
Reserve your spot for the October 28, 2023, CycleBar Giveback by clicking here.
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Domestic Violence ☎️1-812-422-5622
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