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2013-05-29 23:25:13

“Your Teen 360°: I Was in an Abusive Relationship,” takes a close look at teenagers who end up in abusive relationships and the need to pursue healthy ones. Beachwood, OH (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Abusive relationships is the focus of Your Teen 360°, a special report from Your Teen Magazine for parents of teenagers. Your Teen Magazine created Your Teen 360° to offer parents multiple perspectives from teenagers, parents and experts. The series, “Your Teen 360°: I...

2013-05-29 09:35:14

Women who have mental health disorders around the time of birth are more likely to have previously experienced domestic violence, according to a study by UK researchers published in this week's PLOS Medicine. The researchers, led by Louise Howard from King's College London, found that high levels of symptoms of perinatal* depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder were linked to having experienced domestic violence either during pregnancy, the past year, or over a woman's...

2013-05-23 08:27:37

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One in three returning troops are being diagnosed with serious Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); less than 40% will seek help. On average, five active-duty troops attempt suicide each day. In recognition of June as National PTSD Awareness Month and June 27(th) as National PTSD Awareness Day, Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority (OCCMHA) is sharing helpful information about PTSD on its social media sites, including Facebook...

2013-05-20 16:25:33

Survivors from Carson City IHOP, Newtown, and Tucson Shootings Will Unveil TV Ad Urging Nevada to Pass S.B. 221, Universal Background Check Legislation New Ad Features Gilles Rousseau, Daughter Was a Teacher Killed at Newtown: http://www.DemandAction.org/Nevada *** Media Advisory*** CARSON CITY, Nev., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gun violence survivors, law enforcement representatives, and domestic violence prevention advocates will join Senator Justin Jones on Tuesday in...

2013-05-16 23:34:09

OnlineParentingPrograms.com focuses on the harmful and damaging effects of domestic violence by adding a new 25 minute section to mandated court programs. Carson City, Nevada (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Online Parenting Programs.com today announced the integration of Domestic Violence while Co-Parenting, a new 25 minute section to their mandated online co-parenting programs. A divorce or separation with children involves difficult decisions regarding child custody. If the divorce was predicated by...

2013-05-16 23:29:27

“Gabriel´s Tears” is an inspirational story of redemption and triumph. The narrative depicts the life and struggles of a survivor who has overcome neglect, abuse, and violence, all by using the wisdom of Gabriel and his angels. (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 “Gabriel´s Tears” is a new motivational story that will tenderly touch the heart, inspire faith, and help in healing post traumatic stress disorder. “Gabriel´s Tears” provides answers as to why...

2013-05-08 13:27:58

Not only are women who have experienced violence from their partner (intimate partner violence) at higher risk of becoming depressed, but women who are depressed may also be at increased risk of experiencing intimate partner violence, according to a study by international researchers published in this week's PLOS Medicine. Furthermore, there may also be a link between intimate partner violence and subsequent suicide among women, but little evidence to support a similar finding in men....

2013-05-08 12:24:47

Why this Incredible Story of Survival is So Important ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) rejoices in the safe recovery of Amanda, Gina and Michele after their decade-long ordeal. Ernie Allen, President & CEO of ICMEC says, "Their return to their families sends a powerful message of hope to searching families everywhere and illustrates several important lessons for law enforcement and the...

2013-05-07 16:26:37

Verizon Foundation, A CALL TO MEN, NFL Representatives and CBS Sportscaster James Brown Enable Coaches to Promote Healthier Manhood SEATTLE, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly two hundred coaches and community leaders on Tuesday (May 7) participated in the final installment of a national effort to draft a new game plan to develop, mentor and lead young men. The series, entitled A Call To Coaches: Your Voice Counts, has engaged more than 1,000 coaches in Charlotte, N.C., Baltimore...

2013-05-01 20:23:10

Seahawks Tackle Russell Okung, Former Quarterback Jon Kitna and CBS Sportscaster James Brown to Help Enable Coaches to Develop Young Men of Character SEATTLE, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Verizon Foundation and A CALL TO MEN - a leading national violence prevention organization - will bring together dozens of middle school, high school, college and community coaches on Tuesday (May 7) for a free domestic violence prevention training program entitled, A Call To Coaches: Your Voice...