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