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2014-06-24 08:35:39

Verizon Wireless Also Awards $30,000 Grant to Support GCFV Annual Conference ALPHARETTA, Ga., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the last decade at least 1,300 Georgians lost their lives to domestic violence. In 2013 alone, almost 59,000 of the state's citizens called into the crisis lines of certified domestic violence agencies. These sobering numbers, as stated in the Georgia Commission on Family Violence 2014 fact sheet, and many other similar statistics are why organizations that provide...

2014-06-19 09:42:05

The Lancet Patients with mental illness are two and a half times more likely to be victims of homicide than people in the general population, according to a national study examining the characteristics of homicide victims across England and Wales, published in The Lancet Psychiatry. Homicides committed by patients with mental illness have received much media attention, but patients' risk of being victims of homicide and their relationship to the perpetrators has rarely been examined....

2014-05-31 23:01:39

Ce-Classes.com announces the creation of a new course that will assist healthcare and substance abuse agencies handle aggressive clients in a humane and dignified manner. (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Ce-Classes.com announces the creation of a new ce course that will assist healthcare and substance abuse agencies handle aggressive clients in a humane and dignified manner. The online course will also help agencies in the process to pass accreditation audits from OSHA JCAHO and CARF, or state...

2014-05-21 11:51:48

Wiley Maternal depression is more common at four years following childbirth than at any other time in the first 12 months after childbirth, and there needs to be a greater focus on maternal mental health, suggests a new study published today (21 May) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The study using data from 1507 women from six public hospitals in Melbourne, Australia, examines the prevalence of maternal depression from early pregnancy to four years...

2014-05-20 16:27:08

INDIANAPOLIS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Gregory Chernoff formed Team Dr. Chernoff to support of the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV). Team Dr. Chernoff will help raise funds and for the upcoming annual Race Against Domestic Violence. The Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence helps victims overcome and prevent domestic violence. The Coalition's goal is to end domestic violence. This is important since one out of every four women is a victim of...

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 11:22:19

Study found that students who drank or used marijuana on campus were at higher risk for trauma, mental health problems When teens are caught drinking or using marijuana at school, a trip to the dean's office may not suffice. These students also should be screened for exposure to trauma, mental health problems and other serious health risks, according to a study to be presented Saturday, May 3, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada....

2014-04-14 23:04:44

An international initiative, “Put Yourself in Her Shoes” invites men to gather together for a day and take to the streets wearing high heels to help stop rape, sexual assault, and gender violence. Topical BioMedics is lending support to the first “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event of the year taking place in their region, New York’s Hudson Valley. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 "Put Yourself in Her Shoes™” invites men to “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®” and take...

2014-04-07 12:28:51

NYC event headlines month-long series of activities nationwide calling people to action in support of healthy starts for kids throughout April's Child Abuse Prevention Month NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prevent Child Abuse America and actor Josh Charles from the Emmy-nominated CBS show, The Good Wife, will turn New York City's iconic Times Square into a "Big Pinwheel Garden" on Tuesday, April 8, at 9:00 a.m. ET with hundreds of supporters creating a display of more than 5,000...

2014-03-28 23:26:01

Washingtonian Top Plastic Surgeon and Owner of Walker Plastic Surgery to Chair Annual Event to Fight Domestic Violence Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Rondi Walker, MD joins Knock Out Abuse as Chairwoman following 18 years of fundraising, involvement, and support for the organization. The annual event, which is scheduled for November 13 this year, benefits the fight against domestic violence, and draws internationally-respected professionals and dignitaries to join the worthy cause....


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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