February 20, 2020

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.  Teen dating violence is more common than many may think. In the U.S. 1 in 3 teens will experience physical, sexual or emotional abuse by someone they are in a relationship with before they become adults and nearly half...

January 18, 2020

January is National Stalking Awareness Month. Stalking impacts 1 in 6 women and 1 in 17 men in the United States and often co-occurs with physical and sexual violence. In an age of rapidly developing and transforming technology, stalking has become more personal, more...

November 1, 2019

Turning Points Network (TPN) is pleased to announce that Caitlin Cavanaugh, an AmeriCorps VISTA member serving at TPN, has been selected to co-receive the Outstanding Volunteer Service Award in the National Service Member Category at Volunteer NH’s 2019 Spirit of NH Aw...

February 28, 2019

The impact of trauma on a survivor’s brain

When it comes to the brain and trauma, we often automatically assume physical injury via some sort of sport related or vehicular accident. However, trauma to the brain can also be the result of a person, a place, or a situation...

February 28, 2019

“I cannot believe the difference in my life over the past six months. I was so scared and so hurt-in every way. When my sister first helped me, I couldn’t even see what was going on in my life. Now, I love the direction of my life and my sons’.”

Kelly is a single parent...

December 3, 2018

All of us want to be home for the holidays.   Whether it’s our home, our parents’ home or Great Aunt Sarah’s where the family has always gathered.

But for a few families and individuals, each year, the Turning Points Network emergency shelter is home for the holida...

June 22, 2018

When we think about keeping kids safe over the summer, we might think about sunscreen, biking and swim safety; or hiking, campfires and the first “sleep away” camp. But who are our kids spending time with?

When we think about who might hurt children, images of the stere...

May 30, 2018

Now that the #MeToo movement, the Cosby trial and the number of resignations by men who abused their power across the political, media and entertainment spectrum has got everyone’s attention, what can we do to keep the momentum moving forward?

We have work to do. All of...

March 23, 2018

The parents and siblings of a daughter killed by the man who said he wanted to marry her; the family of  a couple together decades when one partner turned on the other.  The employees of local businesses, some of whom know, firsthand, about the trauma of domestic viole...

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