If you are a victim, don’t be ashamed…

If you or a family member is in an abusive relationship, whether physically, sexually, or verbally, whether male or female, please know that it is not your fault, you are not alone, and things will get better. Obtain a restraining order for anyone that abuses you,...

If you are an abuser, don’t be ashamed…

You are repeating the same mistakes as your parents or someone in your household. This is not the way to gain power. Being an Abuser makes you weak, insecure, fearful, and disempowered. You were taught wrong. You need to get beyond your urges, your pain, your anger,...

OSSO SAFE Tips on Preventing Home Violence

To All Parents (Divorced or Not)…  Avoid fighting in front of your children.  They are neither there to act as referees nor to pick sides, therefore…  1) Aim to handle any disagreements while children are NOT present.  2) Have a plan on how to handle...

Workplace Violence and Statistics Information

“Workplace violence” is defined as an act of aggression or the threat of physical violence against workers on the job. It can occur in, at, or outside the workplace, and can range from threats and verbal abuse to physical assaults and homicide. Workplace violence is...