In 2004, 107 people in Georgia died as a result of domestic violence homicides (www.ncadv.org)

 

30% of Georgian women between the ages of 15 and 44 will be abused at least once by their partners during their lifetime (www.ncadv.org)

 

4,814 Georgia women and 4,427 Georgian children were served by domestic violence shelters during the year 2004 (www.ncadv.org)

 

You are not alone at UWG

Text Box: Information that Could Save:
Intimate Partner Violence

University of West Georgia

Community & national resources:

Law Enforcement 911

Carroll Country Emergency Shelter

770-834-1141

SHARE House, Inc.-Douglasville

770-489-7513

National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

Partnership Against Domestic Violence-Atlanta 404-870-9600; 404-473-1766

Carroll Co. Rape Crisis 770-834-7273

National Sexual Assault Hotline

1-800-656-HOPE

Suicide Hotline 1-800-SUICIDE

Tanner Behavioral Health 770-836-9551


Internet resources:

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline

(www.loveisrespect.org;

1-866-331-947

GA Coalition Against Domestic Violence

(1-800-33-HAVEN; www.gcadv.org)

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ncadv.org; 303-839-1852)

National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma and Mental Health

(www.nationalcenterdvtraumamh.org;

312-726-7020, ext. 10)

National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence (www.endabuse.org;

888-RX-ABUSE)

US Dept. of Justice-Office on Violence

Against Women (www.usdoj.gov/ovm/)

 

Sources/References:

GA Coalition Against Domestic Violence

(www.gcadv.org)

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (www.ncadv.org)

National Domestic Violence Hotline

(www.ndvh.org)

US Dept. of Justice-Office on Violence Against Women (www.usdoj.gov/ovm/)

www.mayoclinic.com

US Dept. of Health and Human Services (www.womenshealth.gov)

American Psychiatric Association

(www.healthyminds.org)

www.helpguide.org

National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma and Mental Health

(www.nationalcenterdvtraumamh.org)

National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence (www.endabuse.org)

 


The information contained within this pamphlet is intended solely to heighten awareness about partner violence. This pamphlet should not be used as an assessment tool or interpreted as professional consultation.

Campus resources:

UWG Police 678-839-6000 (96000)

 If you believe that you are in imminent danger, immediately call Campus Police! Program their number in your speed dial.

 If off-campus, call 911.

 UWG police are available to assist you 24 hours a day, year round, regardless of whether you choose to press charges.

 UWG police will work with the campus advocate to help you develop a personal safety plan, if necessary.

 UWG police will also work with local and hometown agencies to coordinate services, if requested.

 

 Campus Advocate 678-839-0641

(Located in Health Services)

Provides confidential services, which include:

 Exploring your needs and options, including ways in which campus and/or local law enforcement can assist

 Developing a personal safety plan (in conjunction with Campus Police)

 Assisting in the decision whether to file formal complaints or charges

 Serving as a liaison with other campus offices and faculty, if needed

 Linking you with confidential community counseling services

 Providing links to off-campus resources, including resources in your home town

 Advocating with the Department of Residence Life regarding a room or hall change if space permits

 Assisting with a referral to the Carroll County Emergency Shelter, if desired

 Linking you with academic resources

 Assisting you in requesting a temporary withdrawal from UWG if you believe it is needed

 

Health Services 678-839-6452

 Provides assessment for: depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, addiction

 

Student Development Center 678-839-6428

 Provides free and confidential counseling services to actively enrolled students