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2014-09-10 08:30:47

Organization appoints Katie Ray-Jones to top position AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Domestic Violence Hotline is pleased to announce that Katie Ray-Jones has been named chief executive officer and president of the organization. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131003/DA91382LOGO-b "The National Domestic Violence Hotline looks forward to Katie taking the organization to the next level in her role as CEO. Katie has a proven track record...

2014-09-09 12:25:24

Release of Book from Champion of Abused Women Coincides with October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to combatting the terror and trauma of domestic abuse, few women in the country have done more than Dr. Ludy Green to educate and empower victims. Dr. Green founded Second Chance Employment Services (SCES), a D.C. nonprofit that trains and empowers woman to reenter the workforce, setting them on the path to financial...

2014-09-02 12:25:41

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the unofficial end of summer, Club Curry is helping kick-off September in Kansas City with one of the biggest parties of the year. The '20s themed speakeasy is being held to benefit Hope House, a shelter that provides safety and services to survivors of domestic violence. Prohibition-era entertainment will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 5, at Black on Burlington in North Kansas City. The Club Curry party will feature...

2014-08-28 12:26:58

DETROIT, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF) held a public meeting today in Plymouth, Michigan, just outside of Detroit, to hear from local, state, and federal stakeholders on issues related to identifying, preventing, and reducing child abuse fatalities. CECANF was established by Public Law 112-275 (112th Congress), the Protect Our Kids Act of 2012, to develop a national strategy and recommendations for reducing fatalities...

marijuana and domestic violence
2014-08-28 04:59:01

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a finding that could forever alter our perception of bonding with our significant others, researchers from the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions and Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) have discovered fewer incidents of domestic violence among married couples who smoke pot together. The study, which appears in the August online edition of Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, looked at the...

2014-08-26 23:16:34

A new helpline called Troubled Teens West Palm Beach is bringing hope to local teens and parents seeking a youth rehab program. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Teen addiction ranks as one of the most serious issues facing juveniles in West Palm Beach, FL. Countless teenagers throughout Florida struggle with a drug or alcohol substance abuse problem on a regular basis. Unfortunately, many never experience professional rehabilitation due to a lack of information available to...

2014-08-26 23:02:08

The Ultimate Abuse Definition, a Guide Released Today by NoBullying- http://nobullying.com/abuse-definition/. London, UK (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Abuse comes in many different forms and formats, it is essential for parents, educators and caregivers to understand the true abuse definition to help victims realize whether they have been abused or not. NoBullying releases today the ultimate guide to abuse definition. The simple definition of abuse is any action that is done by one person...

2014-08-23 23:02:34

The new Troubled Teens Atlanta helpline gives teens and their parents new options to find a professional youth rehab facility. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Dealing with a drug or alcohol substance abuse is never easy. But it’s especially challenging when the addict is a child. Adolescent addiction has been an important issue among young people in Atlanta for a long time, but a new helpline is now providing a valuable resource for teenage drug addicts and their parents to find a...

2014-08-23 23:00:29

Domestic Violence Statistics, A Guide Released Today By NoBullying http://nobullying.com/domestic-violence-statistics/ London, UK (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Domestic violence is wrong. There is never any excuse for it. Now that has been established as a fact. One of the reasons it continues as a significant problem is the perpetrators are not always reported to the authorities. NoBullying examines, in an article released today, the most relevant domestic violence statistics. The National...

2014-08-22 23:08:55

The new Troubled Teens Cincinnati helpline gives teens and their parents new options to find professional youth rehab. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Dealing with a drug or alcohol addiction is never easy. But it’s especially challenging when the addict is a child. Adolescent substance abuse has been an important issue among young people in Cincinnati for a long time. But a new helpline is now providing a valuable resource for teens and their parents to find professional youth...


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