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Sexual Abuse Intervention

Why Childhood Anxiety Often Goes Undetected (and the Consequences)

Kids often keep their worries hidden, or express them in ways that are hard to read Roy Boorady, MD It is a natural thing to have anxiety. It is normal for very young children to be afraid of the dark, or for school-age children to worry about making friends. But sometimes normal chil
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Online course aims to help educators increase mental health literacy

Developed with TeenMentalHealth.Org, Teach Mental Health is a free course offered through the University of British Columbia Aug 23, 2018 12:05 PM by: Meghan Groff  Around 70 per cent of mental illnesses start before the age of 25, yet a survey in 2014 found teacher education programs
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Trauma-informed Schools are Helping At-risk Students Thrive

Trauma-informed Schools are Helping At-risk Students Thrive Learn4Life School Model Responds to the Epidemic of Kids in a State of Trauma News provided by Learn4Life Aug 16, 2018, 08:27 ET Share this article LANCASTER, Calif., Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Marcus, 16, was being a
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Digital crisis line sees spike in chats

The Greater Victoria-based digital crisis line, called the youth space program and put on by Need2 Suicide Prevention Education and Support, operates from 6 p.m. to midnight PST all year, supporting youth from across Canada who are under the age of 30. (iStock file photo) Greater Vict
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What to Do When You See Your Sexual Abuser

Taking care of yourself should always take priority According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, in eight out of 10 rape cases, on average, the victim knew the person who assaulted them. This statistic means that victims of sexual assault are likely to encounter their ab
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Child and Youth Legal Centre

The Society for Children and Youth of BC has launched their new Child and Youth Legal Centre.  May be of interest to you all.  Here is their link http://www.scyofbc.org/child-youth-legal-centre/
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Childhood Trauma Linked to Health Problems

The greater number of adverse childhood experiences a person has, the greater number of health risks they face in adulthood. The American Heart Institute recently issued its first scientific statement linking Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) to obesity, high blood pressure, type-t
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Gender-Based Violence Is A Serious Public Health Issue

Gender-Based Violence Is A Serious Public Health Issue Not addressing the connection between mental health and violence means women are often misdiagnosed or unable to access the support they need to heal  12/04/2017 11:39 EST | Updated 12/05/2017 09:11 EST There is no question: viole
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Assessing for Technology Misuse and Privacy Concerns with Sexual Assault Survivors

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Technology and Sexual Assault

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