MNADV’s quintessential publication, It Shouldn’t Hurt to Go Home (also known as our “purple book”), is available in its newest edition. Our Spanish version (also known as our “blue book) has also been updated and released.
This publication is an educational handbook for survivors and concerned community members to learn about domestic violence dynamics, available community resources, and steps to plan for safety.
This book has been updated to include sections on High-Danger factors, technology tips, and new support planning and safety planning sections. As with all of our publications, the listings for the 24 hour domestic violence hotlines of Maryland’s 20 comprehensive domestic violence programs are included.
Organizations are welcome to make these booklets available to people in your community. Small quantities of these booklets can be ordered for free. Higher quantities are available for current paid members.