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2014-10-22 23:11:41

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Clinical psychologist Dr. Joanne Wendt is releasing her top signs of an abusive relationship so that more women can protect themselves from becoming battered women. San Diego, Californiia (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 According to the latest figures, 1 out of 4 women will experience an abusive relationship. But clinical psychologist Joanne Wendt, who helps victims of domestic violence through her practice, says there are often many early warning...

2014-10-21 23:05:44

My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined by Project Unity Founder Butch Kennedy for an episode. The episode was released in recognition of October being National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 On October 21, 2014, My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined by Project Unity founder Butch Kennedy for an episode. Kennedy is a strong advocate in the Charleston area by raising awareness against Domestic Violence. As the...

2014-10-21 23:01:37

New Report from Global Justice Center & World Organisation Against Torture: US Abortion Restrictions of Foreign Aid Perpetuate Torture and Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment New York, NY & Geneva, Switzerland (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Today marks the 20th anniversary of U.S. ratification of the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT). Yet to this day, the U.S. repeatedly fails to meet its commitments under...

2014-10-16 23:02:31

Employee anger can be managed with clear-cut guidelines that help to foster contentment and safety in the workplace. Therapist Edy Nathan explains the problem with anger at work and offers tips to manage anger. (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Every year, a stunning 2 million Americans are injured in workplace violence incidents, and according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 551 homicides occur in the workplace every year. High profile stories of workplace shootings can leave workers feeling...

2014-10-16 16:28:46

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHUR 96.3 FM and HUR-Voices SiriusXM 141, part of the Howard University Radio Network, are joining forces with Verizon to host a domestic violence forum featuring life coach Iyanla Vanzant on Tuesday, Oct. 21, from 7:30-9 p.m. at Cramton Auditorium. The forum entitled, "Behind Closed Doors," will be a 90-minute interactive discussion with Vanzant, host of "Iyanla Fix My Life" on the Oprah Winfrey Network, about the impact domestic violence...

2014-10-14 08:28:24

Brian F. Martin, Author of INVINCIBLE, shares insight of the impact domestic violence has on children NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brian F. Martin, Founder of Children of Domestic Violence (CDV) and author of INVINCIBLE, recently spoke with Marlo Thomas on her web series, Mondays with Marlo, to share the impact of childhood domestic violence, an unspoken epidemic that affects millions. Any person who grew up in a home living with domestic violence experienced what is...

2014-10-12 23:01:26

Youth Hold Rally and Discussion During National Domestic Violence Awareness Month Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 12, 2014 Local Teens Hold Key To Stop Domestic Violence October 10, 2014 -- Youth Hold Rally and Discussion During National Domestic Violence Awareness Month WHAT: Youth from the DC and Maryland area challenge 1 million of their peers and adults to end dating violence at an event rally and discussion. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington (BGCGW) teams with local...

2014-10-09 12:25:32

Brian F. Martin, Author of INVINCIBLE, shares the impact of domestic violence in childhood and how the NFL can combat the issue NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With domestic violence being a major focus at the National Football League (NFL) owners meeting on October 8, Brian F. Martin - founder of Children of Domestic Violence (CDV) and author of INVINCIBLE - shared his perspective on the issue and what the league must do moving forward in a recent interview with Marlo Thomas...

2014-10-08 12:29:33

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Statement on Latest CDC Report NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a report released today by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the rate for the top ten leading causes of death has decreased or held steady - except the tenth leading cause of death in the United States - suicide. From the last time this data was made available in 2011, the national suicide rate rose two percent to 12.6 suicide deaths per...

2014-10-07 23:11:36

In support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month this October, Seal Press has reduced the price of four domestic violence resource ebooks to $0.99 for a full year. Berkeley, Ca. (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 In 1982, Seal Press published Getting Free: You Can End Abuse and Take Back Your Life, the first in a series of handbooks for women in abusive relationships. Now, more than thirty years later, this bestselling handbook remains relevant and necessary. One in four women (24.3 percent) and 1...


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