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2014-01-11 23:00:11

Author and therapist, Carol Romeo, channels experiences to help others. Glendale, Calif. (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 Victory over Violence: Healing After Domestic Abuse Author and Therapist Channels Experiences to Help Others In the U.S., every nine seconds a woman is assaulted or beaten. The affects of domestic violence can continue after the abuse stops, taking form in addictions, depression and anxiety. Author Carol Romeo asks, is it possible to make these feelings disappear for good? In...

2014-01-09 23:02:54

Abt Associates has won a contract with the CDC to conduct a survey about the magnitude and characteristics of sexual violence, stalking and intimate partner violence. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded Abt Associates a contract worth more than $10 million to conduct a national and state level survey on the magnitude and characteristics of sexual violence, stalking and intimate partner violence. It will also measure...

2014-01-09 08:29:58

Intimate Apparel Retailer Launches Its Next Giving is Beautiful(TM) Soma Bra Donation NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soma Intimates announces its next Giving is Beautiful(TM) Soma Bra Donation. The nationwide charitable initiative to collect bras for women in need is the largest of its kind. With more than 600,000 bras collected to date, the scale and scope of the project is a testament to Soma Intimates and the Soma customer's dedication to making a difference in women's...

2014-01-08 11:37:13

Intimate partner violence in women (sometimes referred to as domestic violence) is linked to termination of pregnancy, according to a study by UK researchers published in this week's PLOS Medicine. The study, led by Susan Bewley from Kings College London, also found that intimate partner violence was linked to a women's partner not knowing about the termination of pregnancy. The authors reached these conclusions by reviewing 74 published studies that provided information about experiences...

2013-12-31 23:00:32

Ce-classes.com releases a new ce course to help healthcare professionals understand the latest ASAM criteria. This continuing education course explains the American Society of Addiction Medicine's criteria for admission and treatment at substance abuse facilities and treatment centers. (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Ce-Classes.com has reviewed and summarized the latest American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria in its latest continuing education course. This criteria is used...

2013-12-17 16:21:14

Collaboration with Arbor Day Foundation Gets Children Outside to Explore, Learn and Heal After Witnessing Abuse NEBRASKA CITY, Neb., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It is estimated that 3-4 million children in the United States witness domestic violence in their homes each year. These children are more likely to show anxiety, low self-esteem or temperament problems than children who do not witness violence in the home. (Logo:...

2013-12-07 23:04:33

The new Elder-Abuse.net offers help and resources to victims of elder abuse. (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 The statistics regarding the rate of elder abuse in America are astounding. According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, there were nearly six million cases of elderly abuse in 2010 in the United States alone. The stats suggest that nearly a whopping 10 percent of the entire American elderly population reported a form of abuse, and many instances of abuse go unreported altogether....

2013-12-05 08:31:05

Local Child Advocacy Center Receives Funding from Verizon Foundation to Help Open Even Greater Pathway for Growth NORRISTOWN, Pa., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Kids Child Advocacy Center, a nationally accredited Child Advocacy Center aimed at easing the criminal justice process for abused children in Montgomery County, is pleased to announce a $10,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation. This funding will be used to train Medical Advocates of the Women's Center of...

2013-11-25 23:21:45

Annual communications awards recognize leading global campaigns helping to prevent violence against women and girls. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Today, the Communications X-Change (X-Change), a user-generated digital library of communications material focused on preventing global gender-based violence, announced a call for submissions for the 2014 Communications Awards. Organizations around the world, including governments, can submit material to the X-Change by January...

2013-11-25 16:36:31

Father of slain dating violence victim urges action One in 10 high school youth in the U.S. reports having been hit or physically hurt by a dating partner in the past year, according to a new study led by a Boston University School of Public Health researcher. In a study published in the Journal of School Violence, Emily Rothman and Ziming Xuan, faculty at Boston University, analyzed data from 100,901 students who participated in the national Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System...