Celebrating Success: The Haven Reaches the final stage in the Enjoy Wolverhampton Bid Excellence Awards! We are thrilled to announce that we have been selected as finalists in the prestigious Enjoy Wolverhampton Bid Excellence Awards. We are immensely grateful and...
Too many look for the presence of physical wounds or scars as evidence of abuse, forgetting that domestic abuse can be insidious. It can impact every part of a victim’s life leaving deep emotional scars that are not always visible to the outside world. In this post, we explore the intricate relationship between mental health and domestic abuse, through the voices and experiences of five survivors. Read to find out more.
This year National Stalking Awareness Week (NSAW) focuses on young people and invites us to take a stand to support them. Stalking and harassment are serious issues that can have severe and long-lasting effects on young people aged 16-24 in the UK. According to a study conducted by The Suzy Lamplugh Trust, 1 in 5 young people in the UK have experienced stalking or harassment, with 1 in 10 being stalked online. Read to find out more.
Stalking and harassment are serious issues that affect many people in the UK. The impact of stalking and harassment on victims can be severe. According to a study by the Suzy Lamplugh Trust, 40% of victims reported experiencing anxiety, while 25% reported depression. In addition, 18% of victims reported having suicidal thoughts because of the stalking or harassment they had been subjected to. Read to find out more.
Before National Bed Month ends, we would like to discuss the benefits of a good night’s sleep to domestic abuse survivors. Getting a good night’s sleep is crucial for our physical and mental well-being. It’s even more important for those who have been subjected to domestic abuse, as they often face emotional and psychological trauma that can make sleeping difficult. Read to find out more.
We can't talk about domestic abuse without talking about mental health. And there's no better time to put mental health at the heart of the conversation than #timetotalkday. We spoke to Carly Gregory, The Haven's Counselling and Wellbeing Lead, about counselling...
New funding from the Santander Foundation will enable The Haven Wolverhampton to offer training and support to women who have been subjected to domestic abuse and homelessness. The training will ensure women can regain their independence through financial literacy, empowering them to look forward to a brighter future.
PRESS RELEASE: Empowering young people to end violence against women and girls thanks to The Hemraj Goyal Foundation
Young people in Wolverhampton are being empowered to end violence against women and girls thanks to The Haven Wolverhampton and new funding from The Hemraj Goyal Foundation.
The Haven’s annual ball returned for its fourth year in September with a glamourous ‘Night at the
Movies’ theme with around 110 guests, who enjoyed the glitz and glamour of Hollywood in the heart of Wolverhampton.
What do you do when you have a lot of outdoor space but not enough space within a property to create a sensory area for therapeutic sessions? You build a sensory outdoor summer house in the garden! We share more on how and why and show you around.