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Recovery is Possible for Everyone

By Marie Romeo, Meridian Behavioral Health Services, with the Haywood County Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence Task Force   Six months ago, when Anthony (not […]

March 1st, 2016 – Jim Janke receives REACH’s Outstanding Volunteer Award

 Article also available at The Mountaineer.   Friends of REACH, the volunteer organization of REACH of Haywood County, Inc., has awarded its Outstanding Volunteer Award […]

April 13th, 2016 – REACH sponsors free movie screenings in April

Article also available at The Mountaineer.   April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the Haywood Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Task force is sponsoring three free […]

December 18, 2015 – REACH receives $1,600 from Motorcycle Parade and Toy Run

By Anna Denson Article also available at The Mountaineer   REACH of Haywood County, a local non-profit serving survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and […]

October 20, 2015 – Local Quilters Provide Comfort to Survivors

by Anna Denson In the last year alone, REACH of Haywood County, Inc. has provided emergency shelter to 84 people – 32 of whom were […]

How to Help a Friend Who is Being Abused

by Anna Denson Article also appears in The Mountaineer. Domestic violence. Dating violence. Sexual assault. They are uncomfortable topics, to say the least. Often, we […]

September 10, 2015 – Spotlight on the new REACH website

by Anna Denson Article also appears in The Mountaineer. Check It Out: REACH of Haywood Tackles the Information Age with New Website Recently, it’s been […]

October 7, 2015 – Local task force spreads the word about Domestic Violence Awareness Month

by Anna Denson October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and today REACH joined its partners at the Haywood County Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Elder […]

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Cycle of Violence

The “Cycle of Violence” can happen hundreds of times in an abusive relationship. Each stage lasts a different amount of time. The total cycle can […]

Combating teen dating violence

By Anna Denson Article also appears in The Mountaineer.   I can really only remember one date from high school. I went out for sushi […]