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The “Hard to See Uncle” clip is set in a bathroom, with a young child who is getting ready to bathe and an inappropriately helpful uncle.
We raise our …Child Abuse
Depression affects so many of us, yet still too many people think it's just "all in our heads." And they're right, it is -- but it's an illness that …Depression
Recently I was brought to tears and stunned into silence when a 17-year-old girl opened up about her problems for the first time. She did so in front …Mental Health
ROCHESTER, Minn. – How do we prevent child abuse? It’s a complicated question. But according to Alison Feigh with the Jacob Wetterling Resource …Child Abuse
Triggers can be intense. They’re like hidden pipe bombs in the minefields of our emotional lives, or like snipers hiding out in the shadows of our …Emotions
I am on record as being for more speech, not less. Letting people speak let’s all of us see them for who they really are, and what they truly …Mary Kay Letourneau
Former Team Canada junior ski coach Bertrand Charest is facing dozens of sex-related charges involving minor-age female athletes. In light of the …Sports (Canada)
Suicide is now the leading cause of death in men under 50, but most men still won't admit when they have mental health problems, says Matt Haig
Let’s start with a cold hard statistic.
Suicide is now the leading cause of death in men under the age of 50. Think about that for a while. It is not cancer …Depression
According to the World Health Organization, there are more than 350 million people all over the world with depression. With that staggering …Depression
A couple of weeks have gone by since I saw this article in response to the airline crash in Europe.
I’ve been struggling to figure out what, exactly, …Depression
The way employees think, feel, and behave can impact everything from productivity and communication to their ability to maintain safety. Promoting good mental health in the workplace could be one of the most important steps an employer could take to improve an organization.
Depression, anxiety, and …Workplace Wellness
The profession of psychiatry didn’t have a place for a patient like Derek Ward in the months before he brutally murdered his mother and then killed …Psychiatry
There has been a 60% increase in child sexual abuse reported to the police over the past four years, according to official figures which make public …United Kingdom
Busting Myths about Men and Sexual Abuse — Just the Facts, Man! 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog
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I learned long ago from the Frameworks Institute and others that repeating myths in an attempt to dispel them actually has …Foundations
When thinking about perpetrators of child sexual abuse, many people picture an image of a creepy stranger. Parents and schools generally do a pretty …Education
Apparently, it is newsworthy, but while the headline of this article may seem shocking, anyone paying attention to child abuse statistics already …Child Abuse
I don’t know if it’s a coincidence, but I’ve seen four different articles in the last week that all point to something that has always bothered me …Rape Culture
A recent lawsuit in Idaho involving five teenage victims of sexual abuse at a state juvenile detention centre highlights the prevalence of sexual …Teens
For Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), JDI is shining a spotlight on sexual abuse in juvenile detention facilities. You can help bring attention …
We welcome Tom, our guest blogger today, who courageously writes about an issue common to many men sexually abused in childhood — the challenging …Dating
Developing hope in PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder) recovery is, in a word, difficult. You’re struggling with the symptoms of PTSD that include …Trauma
It is terrible but true—sexual predators target churches. In the mind of a predator, a church offers a compelling target and, too often, an easy …Religion
CASES of children sexually assaulting each other have soared as kids are bombarded with inappropriate messages and images on the internet, TV and …
Parents often use therapy as a last resort, said Kate Leyva, a licensed marriage and family therapist specializing in working with children, teens …Kids
Harvey, M. (1990). An ecological view of psychological trauma and recovery. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 9(1)
It can be really tough to try to make …
A Disturbing Media Trend, Ignoring Male Victims of Sexual Abuse and Trafficking - Survivors News and Reviews
Ally Fogg pointed it out earlier this week, in all the reports of the abuse ring in Oxfordshire, none of the 50 boys who were included as victims …