Stop The Hurt Take Action! Toolkits

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise public awareness about sexual assault and educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence. Download Stop the Hurt’s 2022 Sexual Assault Awareness Month Take Action! Toolkit to shine a light on sexual violence and learn ways to stop violence before it starts. 

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time for communities to come together to build caring connections, supportive environments, and positive experiences for all children. Download Stop the Hurt’s Child Abuse Prevention Month Take Action! Toolkit to shine a light on child abuse and inspire conversations about how to prevent it. 

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February is Dating Violence Awareness Month, a national effort to raise awareness about the impacts of dating abuse and encourage communities to support teens and young adults in seeking healthy relationships. Download Stop the Hurt’s Dating Violence Awareness Month Take Action! Toolkit to raise awareness about dating violence and promote healthy relationships. 

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a nationwide effort to bring awareness to domestic violence and how it affects all of us. This toolkit includes activities for community members of all ages to raise awareness and create safe homes and communities for everyone.

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National Hotlines & Resources

https://www.thehotline.org/

The National Domestic Violence Hotline is a multi-lingual hotline that receives calls for information and referrals nationwide 24 hours a day. The National Domestic Violence Hotline can directly connect you with a domestic violence program that serves your geographic area.

CALL 1-800-799-7233 | TTY 1-800-787-3224 | CHAT at www.thehotline.org

https://www.loveisrespect.org/

National Dating Abuse Helpline

Love is Respect’s mission is to engage, educate, and empower youth to prevent and end dating abuse. LIR is a great resource for teens and young adults, as well as concerned friends and family members, service providers, counselors, teachers, and members of law enforcement.

CALL 1-866-331-9474 | TTY 1-866-331-9474 | TEXT loveis to 22522 | CHAT at www.loveisrespect.org

https://www.rainn.org/

National Sexual Assault Hotline

RAINN is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. Through a network of more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country, the free and confidential hotline provides help 24/7. RAINN can also connect you to the sexual assault program in your geographic area.

CALL 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) | CHAT at www.rainn.org

https://1in6.org/

National Helpline for Men Who Were Sexually Abused or Assaulted

The mission of 1in6 is to help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in childhood live healthier, happier lives. Their mission also includes serving family members, friends, partners, and service providers by providing information and support resources on the web and in the community.

CHAT at www.1in6.org

http://www.safehelpline.org

Safe Helpline is the Department of Defense’s (DOD) sole hotline for members of the DOD community affected by sexual assault. Safe Helpline is completely anonymous, confidential, 24/7, specialized service – providing one-on-one support, peer-to-peer support, and information and resources.

CALL 877-995-5247 | Chat at www.safehelpline.org | Find local resources by texting your zip code or installation to 55-247 (in the U.S.)

CALL 1-800-4-A-CHILD (422-4453)

Click Here to find your local Child Protective Services phone number.

Educational Resources

One Love Foundation is empowering young people to improve their healthy relationship IQ for themselves and others, improving all our lives and changing the pipeline that leads to abuse. Learn more.

Right To Be works to build a world that’s free of harassment and filled with humanity. They leverage spaces where harassment happens – from online to the streets – to build a world where we can all be who we are, wherever we are. They provide training and resources for people to respond to, intervene in, and heal from harassment. Learn more.

Futures Without Violence provides programs, policies, campaigns, and resources that strive to transform social norms, build sustainable community leadership, and educate people everywhere about the importance of respect and healthy relationships. Learn more.

NO MORE is a movement centered on a powerful new symbol that brings together all people who want to end domestic violence and sexual assault by increasing awareness, inspiring action, and fueling culture change. Learn More.

Self-compassion is the practice of treating yourself the same way you would treat someone you love and care about. Learn more about replacing self-criticism with self-kindness, laying the foundation for healthier relationships with ourselves and paving the way to healthier relationships with others. Learn more.

Digital & Printable Activities

Created by Love is Respect, these free toolkits for educators working with middle school and high school students aim to prevent domestic violence and dating abuse through education. Each toolkit includes information on the dynamics of dating abuse, discussion guides, printable resources and activities, and more.