La Casa, Inc. was highlighted in an amazing article by Mike Cook of The Las Cruces Bulletin, “Domestic violence: Mary’s story of survival and triumph.” We want to share with you this article that gives a glimpse of how La Casa, Inc. works and helps survivors. “I’m a survivor,” said a Las Cruces…
Why help abusers?
While arrest and incarcerations is an important deterrent to domestic violence, it isn’t a cure and repeat offenses often occur. Batterers cannot be incarcerated forever. Several organizations decided to try and help abusers through reeducation, showing abusers how to handle their emotions and learn what actions are considered abusive.
As we begin 2020, we are reminded of what a year La Casa, Inc. has had!
We have so many amazing volunteers, donors, and community partners and we want to take the opportunity to say thank you!
If you are planning to leave a domestic violence situation, here is a list of items you may need and should consider packing.
“You’re crazy – that never happened.”
“Are you sure? You tend to have a bad memory.”
“It’s all in your head.”
Does your partner repeatedly say things like this to you? Do you often start questioning your own perception of reality, even your own sanity, within your relationship? If so, your partner may be using what mental health professionals call “gaslighting.”
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and we have a full calendar of fundraising events at community businesses to support La Casa, Inc. We hope you can join us!
La Casa Inc. Newsletter is designed to keep everyone informed on a bi-monthly basis with our upcoming events, as well as information and insights on our organizations. This month we have included a list of needed donations and the many ways to support La Casa, Inc.