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April 16, 2019
by Patricia Tomasi

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Texting Helps Kids Talk About Abuse According To New Study

April 16, 2019 08:00 by Patricia Tomasi  [About the Author]

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A new study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research found that children are able to communicate that they’ve been abused via text message, often within the very first message sent. “We were surprised,” study author Laura Schwab-Reese told us. “We didn’t expect kids to be willing to be so open about their experiences.” [More]

March 14, 2019
by Ruth Gordon, MA, MSW, LCSW

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Turning a Blind Eye

March 14, 2019 21:38 by Ruth Gordon, MA, MSW, LCSW  [About the Author]

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Robert Kraft bought himself a “happy ending”at the Orchids of Asia Spa on the morning of the 2019 Super Bowl. The woman who gratified his need was one of a number of individuals who had been lured to said spa by the unscrupulous owners. The Patriots won, Bob Kraft appeared to be very happy, that should have been the end of the story. For Mr. Kraft it was a very good day. A new story was, however, unfolding. [More]

December 12, 2017
by Patricia Tomasi

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Are Sexual Harassers Mentally Ill?

December 12, 2017 08:00 by Patricia Tomasi  [About the Author]

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It's time to recognize sex addiction as a mental health disorder and improve the treatment of victims as well as perpetrators of sexual harassment. It's also important to recognize the underlying issues of sexual harassment including gender inequality, anxiety and depression and work towards improving the balance of power in all workplaces, not just in Hollywood, the newsroom, and on Capitol Hill. [More]

October 24, 2017
by Melanie Laing

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#ME TOO, may just be #Too Much for some

October 24, 2017 07:00 by Melanie Laing  [About the Author]

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A closer look at the long-term psychological consequences of traumatic events and why too much exposure can be more of a trigger than treatment. The hashtag is everywhere, everyone with a voice or a keypad now share their #MeToo experience. But for some, sharing the experience via an avenue like Social Media could come back to haunt them. [More]