“Just For The Health Of It” Community Discussions with Anna Viertel
Episode 60: Talking with Anna Viertel, Coordinator for Community Response at Next Step Domestic Violence Project
July 22, 2022
**Trigger warning: In this episode we discuss domestic and sexual violence. Please listen with care.**
The most important part of this entire episode is the Next Step 24/7 Hotline: 800-315-5579.
Anna Viertel is the Coordinator for Community Response at Next Step Domestic Violence Project, which serves the Deer Isle-Stonington community. This conversation ran long, but I hesitated to edit it because every word is so important and could save a life. During our discussion, Anna and I talk about:
What services does Next Step provide?
Why should our community be concerned about domestic violence?
What has been the focus of Anna’s work so far as a Community Response Coordinator?
What is non fatal strangulation?
How can people reach Next Step?
To see more about what Next Step does, visit their website at:
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