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Southern College Of Optometry

1245 Madison Ave
Memphis, TN 38104-2211

General Phone: 901-722-3200
Financial Aid Phone: 901-722-3207
Sector: Private nonprofit, 4-year or above
Classification: Other separate health profession schools

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Help-in-Crisis celebrates 25 year anniversary - Tahlequah Daily Press

“That's how we do it. Imagine men recalling things like that, with ‘That's when I was pregnant with...!'” McKiel quips.Axley, detained by her duties as administrator for the Cherokee County Health Department (and for Mayes and Adair counties, too), finally breezes in, and settles the timeline issue. She's adamant: “No! Not 1976! It was 1980!”And so it was - Axley's internship, from January to May 1980, planted the seed that germinated into Help-In-Crisis. Pregnancies, full-time jobs, marital difficulties, their own personal problems - for the founding mothers, life chapters that might pose insurmountable difficulty for many women were mere bumps in the road.“It has always been important to me to help people understand how crimes against women come about, who perpetrates them, and how they are tolerated and allowed to continue by our society,” Axley says. “The inequality in relationships, the whole financial system, the power base structure - they all contribute to the cycle of abuse.”Jim Reese, clinical director for CCHD in those days, recognized a growing problem with domestic violence. He assigned Axley to design a project, and a committee was formed to recruit volunteers for hotline training. Among the first to step forward were McAllister, a CCHD - more available