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2014-03-11 23:30:09

Mike Joly, director of Operations for Clarity House and CEO of New Life House, has specialized in sober living for young adults over the past seventeen years. Working with substance abusers and their parents, he has encountered the dilemma that keeps young women from achieving sobriety as early as young men. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Mike Joly found that young women do not receive timely and effective family intervention for substance abuse compared to young men and...

2014-03-11 23:00:41

NoBullying.com releases today the ultimate guide to Racial Bullying. http://nobullying.com/is-your-child-a-target-of-bullying-because-of-their-race/ London, UK (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 When it comes to bullying, being bullied for something one cannot change, like race, is a very ugly situation. NoBullying releases today a guide on Racial Bullying. The guide lists the recent statistics related to Racial Bullying as well as reasons behind the spreading of racial bullying. It also discusses...

2014-03-11 16:26:40

Lauren Book says Florida Leads Nation in its Commitment to Child Protection TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just days away from beginning her fifth "Walk in My Shoes" journey across Florida, sexual abuse advocate Lauren Book recapped how far Florida has come in strengthening the law to protect children and applauded legislative leaders for swiftly passing sweeping legislation to strengthen Florida's process for civilly committing sexually violent predators. "I am proud to...

2014-03-09 23:00:29

NoBullying.com, releases today the ultimate guide to cyber bullying in America http://nobullying.com/cyber-bullying-in-america/. London, UK (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 While physical intimidation at schools has long been a problem in the United States, and has caused hundreds of students all over the country to – at least – consider dropping out of school, there is an even more serious danger lurking in the shadows, one that very few parents realize, much less understand and know how to...

2014-03-08 23:00:40

Global CyberBullying Survey Launches: Take Two Minutes to Have Your Say - http://nobullying.com/cyberbullying-survey/ London, UK (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 NoBullying.com invites anyone who has ever suffered from online or offline bullying to contribute to its new Cyber Bullying Survey. Macartan Mulligan, Co-Founder of Treze, said, “Hearing about someone being bullied or cyber bullied is one thing but reading numbers gathered from readers, real people from all over the world is another...

2014-03-07 16:21:25

DENVER, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pixel Project (www.thepixelproject.net) is proud to launch the Celebrity Male Role Model Pixel Reveal campaign (http://reveal.thepixelproject.net) on International Women's Day (8 March 2014). This campaign aims to raise US$1 million in aid of the U.S.A.'s National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (www.ncadv.org) and The Pixel Project while highlighting the important role men and boys play in stopping Violence Against Women (VAW)....

2014-03-06 12:27:00

The pharmaceutical company is committed to donating a portion of its Medicis® and Obagi® product sales every quarter for a combined donation goal of $1 million in one year. NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America, LLC, today announced it has donated $250,000 to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV). The donation is a reflection of Valeant's ongoing support and commitment to the wellbeing of women, and is the first of four checks the...

2014-03-05 23:29:55

The International Bullying Prevention Association is holding their annual conference, November 16-18, 2014 at the San Diego Sheraton Hotel & Marina. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 This event will bring together 800 professionals from schools (pre-k through post-secondary) and community organizations interested in stopping bullying. The conference is designed for school counselors, health educators, researchers, coaches, lawyers, school administrators, social workers, community...

2014-03-05 11:10:00

Intimate partner violence (IPV) among men who have sex with men (MSM) is linked to greater risk of mental and physical health symptoms, substance misuse, and sexually transmitted infections, according to a research article published in this week's PLOS Medicine. The study, led by Ana Maria Buller and Loraine Bacchus from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK, working with experts from King's College London, identified associations with negative health indicators for both...

2014-03-04 23:31:20

HealthForumOnline’s (HFO) new online continuing education (CE) course, Substance Abuse Across the Lifespan: A Biopsychosocial Perspective, is anchored in the biopsychosocial approach, but this Ebook for mental health professionals extends beyond this model to present a lifespan approach to the prevention and treatment of substance abuse. HFO offers over 90 online CE courses for mental health professionals that are fast, convenient and especially cost-effective - with free ongoing access...


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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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