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Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month in the United States, and events are being planned nationwide to call attention to this important public health issue. Each day, countless men and women fall victim to sexual assault, a form of aggression that predominates the culture. This type of violence can take many forms, including: Sexual exploitation Unwanted sexual contact Sexual harassment (either online or in-person) Exposure Rape Incest Child sexual abuse... Read More

Child Abuse Prevention Month 2017

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and during this time efforts are being made in Arkansas and across the country to raise public awareness around this important topic. All adults can play a role in preventing child abuse, and in fact, there are laws in place throughout the United States that require adults to report any suspicion of child abuse or neglect. But in order to help protect children... Read More

Helping Those Who May Be Suffering In Silence: National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

From February 26th through March 4th, communities, treatment providers, and the like are working to raise awareness on the signs, symptoms, and treatment options available to those who may be grappling with the pangs of eating disorders. Conditions like anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder impact the lives of girls, boys, women, and men of all ages, which is why this designated week of awareness is necessary to help... Read More

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month – Everything You Need to Know

February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, and for many, this topic might be one that is not commonly discussed. Therefore, taking the time to learn about what teen dating violence is, how common it is, and what effects it can have on a victim can be extremely beneficial not only to parents who are raising teenagers, but also to teenagers themselves. It is imperative that, during... Read More

Mental Wellness Month

Mental Wellness Month: What is it? While many are familiar with the concept of mental health, the notion of mental wellness may not be as commonly known to the masses. Mental health refers to symptoms of a psychiatric illness or substance abuse problem that must be addressed by some means of formal treatment with a mental health professional. Mental wellness, however, refers to the health of an individual’s mental and... Read More

Resisting the New Year Blues

With the holiday season past us and the prospects of a new year stretching out before us, many individuals often use this time period to reflect on the last 365 days and plan for the next. For some, looking back on the year gone by is a pleasant experience, while others look back with a more critical eye at the choices and experiences that have since become memories. Regardless of... Read More