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Lydia Stewart on child abuse, parenting, and children’s rights by Jessica P. Posted Mon 29 Mar 2010 4:59pm In 2008 Sonoma County received 10,051 calls to their child abuse hotline. 2,638 reports were serious enough to require investigation. 174 children were removed from unsafe and abusive homes.   April is Child Abuse Awareness Month in the United States. One organization that works directly with families and children on this issue is the ... Read on »
Raising Kids To Be Drug-Free by Amy R. Patient Expert Posted Wed 24 Aug 2011 5:33pm I’ve been involved in a series with CASA Columbia to educate parents on factors that influence drug use in teens.  The more you know, the better chance you have of helping your teen avoid getting caught up in drug abuse.  I have a friend who has struggled with addiction for more than 10 years.  She told her mom that she was hooked from the ... Read on »
Child Abuse and Drug Addiction: an important link by AWeidman Posted Sat 27 Nov 2010 9:01am 1 Comment Child abuse is known to be a risk factor for a number of different mental-health problems and antisocial behaviour. For example, the Center's for Disease Control's famous Adverse Childhood Experiences research found a strong link between various adverse experiences in childhood and later physical, social, and mental health problems. Researcher ... Read on »
Why I hate Child Abuse! by Ms. No Single Mama Drama .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 8:37pm I hate child abuse–as a child, I experienced various degrees of abuse, so I can’t stand to see any child abuse in any way. And, there’s absolutely no excuse in the world for it, except in cases like mine where my abuser was/is mentally ill. However, even then, there are resources availble to families of the mentally ill to ensure the child ... Read on »
Child Maltreatment: Effects on Brain Development and Behavior by AWeidman Posted Thu 23 Apr 2009 12:00am Effects on child development, brain development, psychopathology, and interpersonal relationships Neglect, physical abuse, and sexual abuse (broadly termed, child maltreatment) have profound and long-term effects on a child's development. The long-term effects of chronic early maltreatment within a care-giving relationship (also called Comple ... Read on »
Dachel Media Review: Avonte Oquendo, Kids Missing, Where's The Worry by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 01 Dec 2013 12:00am By Anne Dachel Read Anne's comments and view the links after the jump. Dec 3, 2013, Atlanta Black Star:  Vaccine Court Awards Compensation in Autism Cases Dec 3, 2013, New York Daily News: Brooklyn autistic girl's mom seeks to know why she got off bus scratched, shirtless Dec 3, 2013, Video games an ... Read on »
An End to Child Abuse by Devin H. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 5:33pm Yesterday, I attended an Annual Child Maltreatment Conference in La Crosse, Wisconsin. The keynote speaker this year was Victor Vieth, JD, and he brought a powerful and inspiring message about the possibility of ending child abuse by the year 2120. And he wasn’t just saying good stuff either. He wrote a paper that outlines a specific call to a ... Read on »
Fibroids More Common After Child Abuse by Medline Plus Posted Mon 29 Nov 2010 12:45pm Monday, November 29, 2010    By Alison McCook NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who were abused as children are more likely to develop uterine fibroids as adults, a new study finds. The results suggest that the consequences of ch ... Read on »
Child Abuse Linked to Higher Odds for Cancer as Adult by HealthFinder Posted Tue 24 Jul 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink Tumor risk rose with the frequency, intensity of childhood trauma, study found. TUESDAY, Jul ... Read on »
Prevent Child Abuse by Posted Tue 23 Apr 2013 1:00pm April is recognized as National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and everyone can play a part in promoting the social and emotional well-being of children. Child abuse prevention includes activities that stop a certain behavior or action, or promote positive action for the well-being of children. Research has shown that child abuse prevention ... Read on »