Domestic Violence

Recognizing the warning signs and symptoms of abuse is the first step, but taking action is the most important step in breaking free. Feeling uncomfortable or being afraid in your relationship is the number 1 red flag that your relationship is not healthy. Estimates are that 1 out of 4 women will experience an abusive relationship and there are often many early, detectable warning signs. 

Common Warning Signs of Domestic Violence

Domestic ViolenceThe following list can help you determine whether you or someone you care about is involved in an abusive relationship. Not all of these characteristics need to be present for a relationship to be abusive, and characteristics by themselves do not necessarily indicate abuse. A relationship may be abusive if your partner…

Counseling Services

Any student in need of personal, educational, or crisis intervention counseling are eligible for counseling services. We offer a range of services including:

Availability of Services

The office of Counseling & Disability Services is open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. The office observes holiday and vacation days as designated by the college. During the summer, Counseling & Disability Services is open between the hours of 8:00am to 6:00pm, Monday through Thursday.

Related Links

Louisiana Coalition Against DV

Iris Domestic Violence Center

National Network to End DV

LA Foundation Against Sexual Assault

Battered Women’s Justice Project    

National Online Resource Center

National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith and Credit

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