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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV)– It’s been a rollercoaster previous few weeks for the Syracuse College’s Males’s Lacrosse group. On Friday, one among their star gamers was arrested for his position in a home incident.
Whereas none of his teammates have been allowed to talk with the media lately, they’ve taken to social media to face in opposition to home violence exhibiting their assist for the One Love Basis, a corporation working to teach youngsters and younger adults about wholesome relationships.
“It’s related to each one among us, you recognize, over one in three ladies, practically one in three males, and one in two trans or non-binary of us shall be in an abusive relationship of their lifetime. Meaning everyone knows somebody, all of us are somebody,” Katie Hood, CEO of One Love mentioned.
These statistics are much more prevalent for college-aged ladies who’re thrice extra prone to be in an abusive relationship between the ages of 16 and 24 years previous.
In Syracuse, the Vera House is working to ensure folks know the indicators of an unhealthy relationship.
“Plenty of instances the indicators of verbal and psychological abuse are sometimes indicators which are ignored, so you recognize nobody ought to be taking your cellphone and going by your cellphone…should you discover that any individual is yelling at you continually or continually placing you down or continually making you are feeling not so good about your self, these are warning indicators,” George Kilpatrick, Vera Home Venture Coordinator mentioned.
These warning indicators are additionally vital for bystanders to know, and Kilpatrick mentioned the Vera Home applauds the Syracuse College Lacrosse group for taking a stand in opposition to home violence.
“It’s that form of stance that claims we’re not going to take part in one thing that we consider is incorrect, we want extra males to step up and do this,” he mentioned.
“I used to be additionally actually pleased to see males stepping up,” Hood mentioned. “I feel this problem has been handled as a ladies’s problem for too lengthy, it’s a human problem. And we want folks of all types to step up. However we want males to step up in a giant approach as allies and advocates.”
Vera Home gives workplace hours at Syracuse College by appointment solely and should you or somebody you recognize wants assist you possibly can attain the Vera Home helpline at (315) 468-3260. You may as well head to One Love for added sources.