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The Horizon

The student news site of Indiana University Southeast

The Horizon

The student news site of Indiana University Southeast

The Horizon

Melissa Fry, assistant professor of sociology and director of the Applied Research and Education Center at IU Southeast, tells a story about one of her clients who lost everything as Annell Lough, outreach advisor for the Center for Women and Families, and another attendee listen.

Mental Health and Wellness Series event tackles issues of homelessness and mental illness

Samuel Voyles, Contributing Writer March 13, 2016

Homelessness and mental health are issues that can affect communities. March’s Mental Health and Wellness Series event focused on those issues. The event, called “Disenfranchisement in the U.S.,”...

Students hold tampon drive benefiting The Center for Women and Families

Students hold tampon drive benefiting The Center for Women and Families

Chelsey Carr, Staff March 5, 2015

Criminal Justice senior Catherine Daugherty and Psychology junior Hannah Brooks are collecting tampons and pads until March 20 in the Campus Life Office. All donations will be given to The Center for Women...

TAKING ITS TOLL: The personal and societal effects of domestic abuse

Paige Thompson, Staff October 21, 2014

Every step is like walking on eggshells. Checking your voicemail only to hear a message about how worthless you are. Getting berated for leaving a light on by accident. This was the life of Kristen*, a...

Center for Women and Families extends helping hand to students

IUS Horizon November 13, 2011
October was Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Melody Mayes, volunteer coordinator for the Center for Women and Families, spoke to students, faculty and staff about the services the facility provides during a presentation in the University Center, room 121, on Nov. 2. The Center for Women and Families is a non-profit organization that has been offering services to survivors of intimate partner abuse and sexual violence since 1912 and serves nine counties in Southern Indiana and greater Kentucky. Mayes’ presentation was focused around the economic aspect of abuse, and to inform people of economic abuse, as well as, physical abuse, and how one could seek help.
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