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LAW & ORDER: SVU - NO MORE EXCUSES MARATHON

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Mariska Hargitay: The fictional crimes that the Law & Order: SVU detectives deal with are all too real for millions of victims.

Ice-T: But together, we can make a difference. We'll tell you how, during the "NO MORE Excuses" marathon.

Mariska Hargitay: Because it's time to say NO MORE to domestic violence and sexual assault.

Voiceover: The Law & Order: SVU "NO MORE Excuses" marathon starts Sunday at 10am on USA.

Resources and Facts

  • 1 in 3 teens is the victim of physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse from someone they date. Get the facts, speak up and find help at www.loveisrespect.org or call the National Dating Abuse Helpline at 1-866-331-9474.

  • 1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 men are sexually abused or assaulted before the age of 18. To speak to a trained counselor or advocate call the national sexual assault hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE or visit www.nomore.org to learn more.

  • It doesn't matter who you are, where you're from or what you do for a living. Domestic violence can happen in any family. To get help for yourself or someone you know, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or visit www.thehotline.org.

  • Sexual assault and abuse doesn't just happen to women. Boys and men are victims too. 1 in 6 have had an unwanted or abusive sexual experience before the age of 18. If this has happened to you, you are not alone. Learn more and get help at www.1in6.org.

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Learn About the Organizations Behind No More

In support of National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month in April, USA Network aired the Law & Order: SVU - NO MORE Excuses marathon on Sunday, April 27th.

NO MORE is a new unifying symbol designed to galvanize greater awareness and action to end domestic violence and sexual assault. Supported by major organizations working to address these issues, and gaining support with Americans nationwide, NO MORE shines a bold new light on this urgent cause.

Through the NO MORE Excuses marathon, USA is helping to bring these issues into the light. We're saying NO MORE while bringing you some of our favorite episodes of Law & Order: SVU that address domestic violence and sexual assault.

Look out for the star-studded NO MORE ads throughout the marathon and special messages from the SVU cast about the issues.

To learn about NO MORE and get involved in the movement, visit www.nomore.org.