Serenity Main Office
1015 Hwy 62 West
Mountain Home, AR 72653
(870) 424-7576


The prevention of domestic violence starts with education. Educating men, women, and children on what constitutes domestic violence goes a long way toward preventing domestic violence.


  • 2 million injuries and 1,300 deaths are caused each year as a result of   domestic violence.

  • 80% of all physical abuse goes unreported

  • 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men in the United States report abuse by an intimate partner in their lifetime.

  • 3.3 million children witness their mothers being abused

  • Intimate partner violence, which includes teen dating violence, costs the US economy $12.6 billion dollars on an annual basis. Sexual assault is most costly of all the crimes to its victims.

  • 77% of all rapes are committed by someone known to the victim

  • 60% of all rapes occur in the survivor/victim’s home

  • 57% of rapes involve only one assailant, 16% involve 2 rapists and 27% involve 3 or more rapists

  • One person is raped every 1.9 minutes

  • Total costs are estimated to be $127 billion a year in the United States, excluding the costs of child sexual abuse


  • Respect a person’s right to say “NO”

  • Educate yourself and others on the issues

  • Believe in equality

  • Volunteer at your local domestic violence and/or rape crisis program 

  • Be aware of how violence is portrayed in the media

  • Believe survivors and victims

  • Contact your legislators and political leaders on the issues

  • Know the statistics

  • Speak out against all forms of violence

  • Stop yourself and others from ignoring sexual/domestic violence