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2014-05-13 23:02:53

Substance Abuse Help Group Aims to Provide 24-Hour Support For Alcoholics by Commenting on Latest WHO Report London, UK (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 As reported by The Huffington Post (5/12) in their article Alcohol Killed 3.3 Million People In 2012, World Health Organization Reports, recent studies show that alcoholism is a major issue for many people around the world. According to the report by the World Health Organization, more men than women die from alcohol and that people aged 15 and older...

2014-05-12 23:01:15

A Chat with Strangers, What Could Go Wrong? An Article Published Today By NoBullying http://nobullying.com/chat-with-strangers-a-dangerous-cyber-trend/ London, UK (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Parents are trained in every possible way to start forbidding their children from starting a chat with strangers or accepting anything from someone they didn’t know. What could possibly go wrong in an online chat with strangers? NoBullying tells you what could go wrong today. It is said that millions have...

2014-05-12 23:00:50

Governor Rick Scott signed four sex predator bills into law. Child sex abuse lawyer Michael Steinger says the laws are an important step forward but more can be done. (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Four new bills were signed into state law last week to crack down on child sexual predators. Michael Steinger, a child sex abuse attorney and founder of Steinger, Iscoe & Greene, says the laws close loopholes and toughen penalties—but do little to help victims themselves. The new laws were driven...

2014-05-10 04:21:23

Staten Island Pediatrician Michael Gabriel discusses a study conducted that concluded children who were bullied had a higher risk of developing mental health issues as they enter their middle age years. BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Michael Gabriel of GPM Pediatrics, a NYC based Pediatric Center comments on an article published by MSN News that states children who were frequently and occasionally bullied had a higher risk of having mental health issues later...

2014-05-08 12:26:00

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released PREA Data Collection Activities, 2014, which fulfills the requirement under the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (P.L. 108-79) for the Attorney General to submit to Congress, not later than June 30 of each year, a report on the activities of BJS for the preceding calendar year. During 2013 and the first four months of 2014, BJS issued four reports: 1....

2014-05-07 23:05:42

On the eve of the passage of new laws aimed at fighting child abuse, a recent study found public awareness about its prevalence is surprisingly low. Only 17% of those surveyed believe child abuse is a problem, according to a study conducted by the Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance (PFSA) and Franklin & Marshall College’s Center for Opinion Research. Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 A mother strikes her young child before quickly exiting a store. Was what just occurred...

2014-05-06 23:06:06

The Discovery House, a Participant in Fundraiser for "Victory for Victims" RESEDA, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The Discovery House is pleased to announce its participation in the "Victory for Victims" event. The event was a 5K walk/run and 10K river run that raised funds for victims of abuse. The race was held April 13, 2014, at Lake Balboa Park, Encino, California. The event was the official cool-down race of the 2014 Asics LA Marathon, and welcomed individuals and...

Domestic Violence Victims More Likely To Be Smokers
2014-05-05 03:30:58

Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health Women who experienced physical or sexual violence perpetrated by their partner were 58 percent more likely to be smokers One third of women around the world have experienced physical or sexual violence at the hands of their intimate partners with consequences from post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and depression, to sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV. Now, in a new study in 29 low-income and middle-income countries,...

2014-05-05 11:28:57

Study finds victims of bullying are at increased risk of experiencing sleep disturbances Many children who are bullied suffer in silence. The trauma can lead to anxiety, depression, psychotic episodes and even suicide. There may be a way to identify victims of bullying before they experience serious mental health problems, according to a study to be presented Saturday, May 3, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Researchers...

Children More Apt To Bring A Gun Or Knife To School When Bullied
2014-05-05 11:41:54

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online High schools are often filled with rumors about bullied kids or at-risk youth bringing weapons into school. A new report being presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Vancouver, Canada has confirmed that teens who have been picked on numerous times are as much as 31 times more likely to take a weapon to school than those who have not been victimized. "Victims of bullying who have been threatened, engaged...


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2009-04-28 16:36:07

Chicago police sergeant, Louis R. Vitullo, focused his career in the city's crime lab and eventually because chief microanalyst. He created an organized method by which to collect and analyze evidence in sexual assault cases. The tools necessary to follow this process are all contained together in a standardized kit, originally called a Vitullo kit. Today, they are more commonly referred to as SAEK or rape kits. Louis Vitullo died on January 3, 2006 at Good Shepherd Hospital in...

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