This free presentation goes over definitions, types of abuse, warning signs, the cycle of violence, the power and control wheel, long and short term impacts, barriers to leaving and getting help, safety planning, the impact of trauma, motives, and how to respond to and support survivors.
The annual Run/Walk to Help Children Talk is a 5K run/walk and 1 mile fun walk that raises money to provide client scholarships to children in need of speech/language services and support the purchase of clinic materials for the Herndon Clinic at FHSU.
Community members, STARS families, and other friends will be decorating the trunks of their cars for Halloween and handing out candy to DSG Trick or Treaters! Please register everyone planning to attend.
Head to the Wichita Public Library Alford Branch for a discussion about the challenge mental illness sets for those affected, how to manage it successfully, and how family and friends can support those who face these issues.
Dinner and dessert, a silent auction, raffle, “Purple Halo Award”, and a brief program hosted emcee Nick Haines, Host of “Kansas City Week in Review", KCPT to raise money for pancreatic cancer. Ticket purchase required.
National speaker, survivor, and CEO Kristen Faith is speaking out against domestic violence during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Kristen is the Founder and CEO of the national nonprofit organization Break the Silence against Domestic Violence. This is a free community presentation.
This free event leads the trick or treat activities in the Annual Happy Wheels Parade held by My Spina Bifida Community! Wear your costume and join on foot, in your wheelchair, or a happy wheels toy! There will also be food trucks & games.
World Psoriasis Day is an annual day dedicated to people with psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis. The aim is to raise awareness, spread information, improve access to treatment, and give the psoriasis community a voice.