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Abuse can take many forms, we can help you understand the different types of abuse and warning signs. Click the link below to learn more about domestic violence, sexual assault, safety planning and more.

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Facing the Holidays as a Survivor

December 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Facing the holiday season as an abuse survivor can seem like a daunting task. Survivors can experience feelings of fear, guilt, worry, panic, and loneliness. They may even have thoughts

Temporary Paralysis Is Common in Rape Victims

August 14th, 2017|0 Comments

We didn't need proof, but it's here. There's a notion in society that sexual assault victims should "fight back" against an attacker. In fact, some states even had laws stipulating that if

The Second-Hand Trauma That Comes With Working With Sexual Assault Survivors

August 8th, 2017|0 Comments

The first time I answered a hotline call for a rape crisis center, I didn’t know what to expect, other than tears. When it was over, the call lingered with

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Bright Horizons began in 1976 with one woman opening her home for abused victims in the Norfolk area. As time went by she realized that there was a lot more that could be done to help victims of domestic and sexual violence. She worked to establish a non-profit corporation and, on January 26, 1978, the “Norfolk Task Force on Domestic Violence” and its Articles of Incorporation were filed with the Secretary of State of Nebraska and covered Antelope, Boyd, Holt, Knox, Madison, Pierce, and Stanton counties.


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