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Suicide Prevention Should Be Taught Everywhere

Do you ever wonder what you would do if your house caught on fire? Do you see yourself rounding up the children, pets, and photo albums and hustling …

Suicide

Another Birthday Passes

Yes it’s true, I got another year older over the weekend. 😉

Yes it’s also true that my birthday is a holiday in the US, which is nice. 😉

This year …

Survivor

Website For Male Survivors 1 in 6 to Offer Online Group Therapy - Survivors News and Reviews

According to their latest newsletter, the site will be offering group sessions online starting in September.

Men will be able to remain anonymous and …

Gatekeeper

Column: Ways to talk to children about the signs of abuse

Lofgren

Editor’s note: This is the third of an occasional series submitted by The Child Advocacy Center to help residents identify the signs of abuse …

How To Keep Your Kids Safe Online This Summer

School's out for summer — meaning there's lots of time for web surfing

For kids, summertime is a brief window of freedom they yearn for all school year long. Parents, meanwhile, look at it a little differently. Sure, pool parties, camping trips and sleepovers are full of laughter and fun, but they …

Online Games

We All Agree: Don’t Put a Mental Hospital In My Backyard

Sadly, in many communities across America, people still feel it is perfectly acceptable to discriminate against people with a mental illness.

Now in a …

Hospitals

The #1 Key: How to Help a Person Dealing with Depression

“Don’t look for someone who will solve all your problems. Look for someone who won’t let you face them alone.” — Unknown

Depression for me is like …

Climbing

The Underreported Sexual Abuse Of Boys

Imagine yourself 6 years old once again and then try and picture your former (tiny) self within the world.

At that very young age, Rick Goodwin was …

Jerry Sandusky

What the Duggar Family Teaches Us About Sexual Abuse | Marcia Sirota

The truth is, I've never watched the Duggar family on TV. Still, with all the current media coverage, it's impossible not to be aware of the fact …

19 Kids and Counting

7 Ways to Avoid Re-Traumatizing A Trauma Victim

Do not force the person to talk about the trauma: Forcing someone to talk about a terrible event is making someone re-live the experience and all of …

Psychology

Free Technology for Teachers: Set an "Undo Send" Grace Period in Your Gmail Account

If you have ever hit send too early on an email and wished that you could take it back, now you're in luck. As announced on the Google Apps Updates …

Gmail

Jep Robertson’s Myth-Busting Disclosure of Child Sexual Abuse

Jep Robertson, a featured cast member of A&E’s “Duck Dynasty” reality show, has disclosed that at age six, he was sexually abused by an older …

Child Abuse

A New Normal: Ten Things I've Learned About Trauma

I wasn’t really expecting painful things to happen to me.

I knew that pain was a part of life, but — thanks in part to a peculiar blend of …

Conan O'Brien

All in the Name of Shame…

Funny how you can learn something about the mind many times with no change in behavior. Then, one day, you hear the same notion again, and the psyche …

Childhood

It Was Never My Fault: My Personal Journey from Blame to Acceptance

My world was changing in every sense of the phrase. At the age of 12, I was moving from the Ukraine to Canada. I was leaving all of my friends and …

‘You truly think you can take it to your grave:’ player recalls abuse by coach

CALGARY – Todd Holt says the scars from being sexually abused by former junior hockey coach Graham James will never fade, but every new accuser that …

News (Canada)

The World Keeps Turning

Narcissism isn’t something we usually associate with survivors of child abuse, however I was thinking of that exact thing recently. Let’s see if I …

Child Abuse

Surviving Child Sexual Abuse

Last month came the news that Josh Duggar, now-former executive director of the Family Research Council’s lobbying arm and eldest son on the TLC reality show “19 Kids and Counting,” had apologized and said he had “acted inexcusably.” As In Touch Weekly magazine put it: “Josh Duggar was investigated …

Child Abuse

5 Ways We Misunderstand Pedophilia (That Makes it Worse)

Before we get started, can we all agree that there's a difference between trying to understand something and condoning it? There's nothing on Earth …

6 Ways to Support a Spouse Living With Depression

Depression is a complex thing with many faces. It can look like happiness one day, followed by the deepest form of sadness the next day. It can cause confusion, frustration, and has the ability to upset everyone in its path. Now imagine what it's like to be that person dealing with depression... …

Emotions

Responding to sibling sexual abuse: What to do and why - Rhymes with Religion

The past few weeks has brought to the surface a painful topic that most of us would prefer to pretend doesn’t exist. Unfortunately, that is not an …

Child Abuse

Learn What to Do if Your Child Discloses Child...

Do you know what to do if your child discloses that she has been sexually abused or if you discover that your child is sexually abusing others?

The Greatest Myth of Child Sexual Abuse

Perhaps the most enduring and pervasive American myth concerning child sexual abuse is that nice guys don't molest children; and it's a pernicious myth because it denies the reality of a victim's suffering.

I thought that the Jerry Sandusky case would have put to rest the naïve and groundless notion …

Child Abuse

What ESPN Got Wrong When Reporting About Madison Holleran

Last month, ESPN shared the heartbreaking story of University of Pennsylvania student Madison Holleran. Holleran was a freshman and track athlete at the university who died by suicide -- and now, the world is hearing what happened.

Many people commented on how beautifully the 5,000-plus-word story …

Suicide

Breaking Free of Silence and Shame

At 36 I walked into a police station and reported a crime that happened nearly three decades ago. In doing so, I gave voice to the voiceless child who endured years of sexual abuse by her swim coach. Through a phone sting, he confessed to the crimes, was arrested, and ultimately sentenced to …

Crime

When to seek help: Signs that a child is being molested

According to the Child Molestation Research and Prevention Institute, at least 3 million children in America are reportedly molested before turning …

Want to Save Review Costs? Be the Master of Your Domain(s): eDiscovery Best Practices

By: Doug Austin

June 4, 2015

Yesterday, we discussed how some BigLaw firms mark-up reviewer billing rates two to three times (or more) when billing …

Cancer Charities Accused in Massive Fraud Case - Survivors News and Reviews

Sharing as a reminder to many of us who are moved to donate money to various causes based on social media posts. Not all charities are actually …