‘Imagine’ fundraiser fights child abuse

River Bridge Regional Center holds its fourth annual “Imagine” fundraiser Saturday, with all proceeds benefiting the Glenwood Springs-based nonprofit’s child advocacy programs. The event takes place from 6 to 10 p.m. at River Valley Ranch’s Old Thompson Barn, with tickets $50 in advance and $55 at the door if they…

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Stomp Out Child Abuse Awareness Walk

WILLIAMSON – As part of Child Abuse Awareness Month, a Stomp Out Child Abuse Awareness Walk was held at noon Wednesday in downtown Williamson. The walk began in front of the Mingo County Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) Office and ended at the Mingo County Courthouse. Family Resource…

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Bullying Prevention Tips

Bullying is a serious problem that comes in many forms: Physical, such as hitting or punching; verbal, such as teasing or name calling; and nonverbal, such as excluding the victim from social activities with his peers. Though it is a common problem among boys, it happens with young girls as…

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The influence of childhood abuse, adult life events, and affective temperaments on the well-being of the general, nonclinical adult population.

Background: Previous studies have shown the effects of childhood abuse, life events, and temperaments on well-being (positive affect) and ill-being (negative affect). We hypothesized that childhood abuse, affective temperaments, and adult life events interact with one another and influence positive and negative affects in the general adult population and tested…

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Jury will decide child abuse death case

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A highly emotionally charged child abuse death case is the hands of a state court jury, which heard two wearying weeks of testimony before the final wrapup on Friday. Isaac Arevalos, a healthy, happy 14-month-old boy who had just starting to walk died after spending time a…

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