September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day

If you’re suffering from depression, you may not realize that your suffering isn’t normal. People can spend years internalizing their emotions or blaming themselves for their damaging thoughts or behaviors, but never realize that their condition is an illness that is treatable. If you don’t pay attention to the symptoms…

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‘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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16th Annual Child Prevention Conference

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) – Today is the 16th Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference in Amarillo. The conference is working to bring the community together and educate them on prevention and early detection of a child in need. The Texas Panhandle is above the state average for reported and confirmed child…

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Aprill is a child abuse prevention month.

Twenty-two East High School Junior ROTC students planted a pinwheel garden Monday in Boardman Park to launch National Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month. They planted 1,379 pinwheels on the highly-visible park lawn facing U.S. Route 224 to represent the number of child- abuse and neglect cases reported to Mahoning…

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April Is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

April is dedicated to fighting rape and sexual assault, major issues for teens. Currently, dozens of American high schools are under investigation for mishandling sexual assault cases. Nearly one in five girls ages 14 to 17 have been sexually assaulted at some point, according to the U.S. Department of Justice….

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