OCTOBER 23, 2016
Resources and Facts
1 in 3 women experience domestic violence in their lifetime in the United States—that’s more than 35,000 people every day and 12 million every year. Learn more about domestic violence and find help at www.thehotline.org or by calling the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233).
1 in 3 teens are victims of physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse from someone they date. Get the facts, speak up and find help at www.loveisrespect.org or by calling the National Dating Abuse Helpline at 1-866-331-9474.
More than half of women who have experienced domestic violence and told someone report that no one helped them.
Two-thirds of Americans say that if we talk more about these issues, it would be easier to help someone. Learn how you can start
Speak up, start a conversation and join the movement at www.nomore.org
|Law & Order: SVU Current and Former Cast Members|
|USA Network Stars|
Join us Sunday, October 23, from 11am/10c to 9pm/8c for a special "Law & Order: SVU" NO MORE Excuses marathon in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
USA is teaming up with Mariska Hargitay's Joyful Heart Foundation to say NO MORE to domestic violence. Help increase awareness and join the conversation on social media with the hashtag #NOMOREexcuses.
Throughout the marathon, look out for special messages from current and former SVU cast members and other celebrities about domestic violence and how to support survivors.
Learn more about the Joyful Heart Foundation.
Learn more about NO MORE.