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November is Family Violence Prevention Month – Resources for Community Members

November is Family Violence Prevention Month,

and ADVAS wants you to do 3 things that will make a difference this month:

1) Be a safe support. Be available to listen, and recognize that your role as a support is to love your family member or friend. Refrain from offering solutions or opinions.

2) Learn. There are a number of programs offered in Southern Alberta this month, and some great podcasts, books, other resources available (list below of some resources, and we will add to this as the month goes on)

3) Donate.


November Resources

Do you have something that we should add to this list? Please, let us know by emailing


ADVAS Victim Information Page

Community Links


Disclaimer: We have not yet had the opportunity to read all of these titles ourselves, and they come very highly recommended. If you read one, please let us know.

I Am Not Your Victim: Anatomy of Domestic Violence

Damaged: The Heartbreaking True Story of a Forgotten Child

Scared To Leave, Afraid To Stay: Paths From Family Violence To Safety

A Terrible Thing Happened

No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us


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