These behaviors range from verbal and emotional abuse, physical assault, to murder and rape.In addition, teen dating violence is seen by some as a stage in the intergenerational cycle of violence, linking witnessing or experiencing violence during childhood to perpetrating or experiencing intimate violence in adulthood.That’s why we offer prevention and training programs, consultation, and collaboration opportunities that foster fear-free and healthy relationships, families, and communities.Abuse affects every community: women and men; people of any age, sexual orientation, ability, faith, or ethnic background; people who are rich or poor, highly educated or not. Providing information and support to people of all ages affected by abuse and domestic violence throughout Penobscot and Piscataquis Counties, including the Greater Bangor Area, Lincoln, Millinocket, Newport, Dexter, and Dover-Foxcroft, Maine.
The following questions should help you to identify the signs of an abusive relationship.
If you answer yes to one or more of these, you should seek help.
Tonight, we are partnering with Capital Pride Alliance for Gay Pride Week!
Imagine our community without isolation, violence, abuse, and fear.
We believe we can—and must—work together to change attitudes, save lives, and end abuse.