“We are seeing what we would expect to see which is a rise in domestic violence. That plays out whenever there is a mass traumatic event. We saw it after 1 October, 911, and the Orlando night club shooting. When the community goes into trauma together, domestic violence is the first social negative wave after
Muchas personas podrían encontrarse en un mayor peligro durante el aislamiento social. https://www.telemundolasvegas.com/noticias/local/victimas-de-violencia-domestica-podrian-estar-en-peligro-tras-cierres-por-coronavirus/2063841/
A Las Vegas nonprofit said they’ve seen an increase in domestic violence in the valley amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Via Fox5 Vegas https://www.fox5vegas.com/coronavirus/safenest-sees-spike-in-domestic-violence-hotline-calls/article_5a317b12-6d88-11ea-882f-fb1ca858c208.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNHnL2soh8M&feature=youtu.be Via KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas
https://news3lv.com/news/local/shelter-sees-increase-in-domestic-violence-calls-amid-coronavirus-outbreak SafeNest is a confidential domestic violence shelter in Las Vegas that is usually at capacity. With the traumatic times we are experiencing right now, their calls have increased and so has their space to help those who need it.
https://news3lv.com/news/local/its-a-big-thing-domestic-violence-advocate-shares-experience-helping-those-in-crisis SafeNest and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department are expanding a program that puts the advocates one step closer: going to the scene of domestic violence. "Knowing that you can be the first one to make the change for that person. For me it’s a big thing."
https://www.8newsnow.com/news/politics-now-10-19-2019/ This week on Politics Now, host Steve Sebelius discusses the recent news that the cities of Las Vegas, Henderson and North Las Vegas will not require people convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence to give up their guns. The decision comes after a Nevada Supreme Court ruling. Safe Nest CEO Liz Ortenberger joins Sebelius
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