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The Implications of Domestic Violence On Mental Health

The Implications of Domestic Violence On Mental Health

Bell Let’s Talk Day takes place in late January each year in Canada.  The day shines a light on mental health in Canada and encourages people to talk about mental health in an open, positive, and encouraging way.  Since 2011, Bell has donated $6 million and supported...
The Holidays At A Shelter For Domestic Violence Victims

The Holidays At A Shelter For Domestic Violence Victims

Looking towards the holiday season at Yellow Brick House. The holidays are a tough time, both for women who are still living in abusive relationships, and those who have found the strength to leave and are currently residing with us at one of our two shelter...
Verbal Abuse is Still Abuse

Verbal Abuse is Still Abuse

Verbal abuse: Whoever coined the saying, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me,” was mistaken. In reality, broken bones will mend, and bruises will fade, but a person with a broken and bruised spirit will likely carry those wounds for...
Get Wrapped In Courage This November

Get Wrapped In Courage This November

The Courage of a Woman is NOT Enough Now in its fourth year, shelters across the province of Ontario are encouraging their local neighbourhoods to become Wrapped In Courage.  November is Woman Abuse Prevention Month. The purple scarf is a symbol of the courage it...
Why Doesn’t She Just Leave?

Why Doesn’t She Just Leave?

Mark Hutt burned his wife Donna Ellen and left her to die in the basement of their home from the ensuing septic shock. It took 11 agonizing days. Police said when they found her, she appeared to have been “dragged behind a car on a gravel road.”  Domestic abuse at its...