ABUSE in a digital age

In a healthy relationship, all communication is respectful, whether in person or through technology. However, with unhealthy relationships, communication can be extremely dangerous, and technology can act as gasoline on the fire.

Recognizing child abuse and neglect

With help from loved ones and professionals, children can work through and overcome their experiences, while transitioning from victim to survivor.

Adult Protective Services looks out for most vulnerable on World Elder Abuse Day

While Citizen Potawatomi cultural traditions center on reverence for one’s ancestors and elders, the issue of elder abuse is present at the Tribal level. If a Tribal adult is unable to make decisions concerning their health and welfare, CPN Adult Protective Services seeks out family members to serve as a guardian.

House of Hope expands to meet needs

Submitted by Darian Towner, House of Hope Prevention Specialist As a domestic violence program, our main focus is to help as many women and men as possible who find themselves in an unhealthy or abusive relationship. With the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence reporting more than 20,000 phone calls being placed to domestic violence hotlines Read More »

It’s more than just survival: Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October

Begun in 1981 by the Coalition Against Domestic Violence, organizations around the country spend each October raising awareness of the scourge of domestic violence. In Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, agencies from local non-profits, the district attorney, local law enforcement and the Citizen Potawatomi Nation House of Hope work to combat this epidemic. According to the latest Read More »