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October 24, 2016

Presidential Proclamation — National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, 2016

NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH, 2016 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION The physical […]
October 24, 2016

Halloween warnings about Ecstasy spook parents

Parents across the country may have been spooked by warnings spread through social media in recent days, raising fears that Ecstasy tablets could be mistaken for […]
October 24, 2016

How Domestic Violence Affects Child Custody in Alabama

Domestic violence is an act that, like skipping stones into a pond, leaves ripples in its wake. But what’s left behind isn’t puddles of water; it’s […]
October 18, 2016

Violence: Domestic: Domestic Violence at Work

Domestic violence affects the workplace in numerous ways. Domestic violence, when it spills over into the workplace, can lead to increased absenteeism, turnover, higher health care […]
October 17, 2016

A story of survival: Reflections of domestic violence from a college student, mother

Jahlisa Ruggs was 18 when she found herself homeless with two children. It was 2009 and Ruggs, now 23, had just gotten into an altercation with […]
October 17, 2016

The Realities of Domestic Violence and Its Impact on Our Society

A domestic or dating violence incident takes place every 24 minutes in the U.S.One in four women and one in seven men are victims of such […]
October 14, 2016

NFL getting an education in domestic violence from foundation named in honor of Yeardley Love

The onscreen relationship starts innocently enough, when a young woman and young man meet on a fictional college campus and begin dating. In the unsettling journey […]
October 13, 2016

TOWN HALL ADDRESSES OPIOID ADDICTION

Montgomery, AL – The Council on Substance Abuse-NCADD (COSA-NCADD) hosted a Town Hall Meeting on October 6, 2016 at Frazer Church. The town hall was about […]
October 11, 2016

The Effects of Domestic Violence on Children

How many children witness the abuse of their mothers? Studies show that 3-4 million children between the ages of 3-17 are at risk of exposure to […]
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