Author Examines Coercive Control as Form of Abuse in Relationships

Dr. Lisa Fontes, author of Invisible Chains, discusses Coercive Control which is form of dating violence that is often hard to see from the outside. Coercive Control occurs when a partner uses threats, isolation, manipulation and verbal abuse to maintain power and control over a partner. Read More

#MeToo in school: too many children are sexually harassed by classmates

Sexual harassment is so commonplace in the schools of our youth, the #MeTooK12 movement is gaining momentum.  Many young girls do not report their assaults to authorities or even their parents. Having been a victim of sexual harassment as a young student, adult author Nancy Jo Sales relays advice on what information she would give [...]

The Hidden Danger in Your Social Media Feeds

Social media can have serious negative mental health impacts. Rather than give it up completely, know the risks and how use social media in a balanced, mindful way. Vicarious traumatization is real and can have serious effects including PTSD.

Sexual harassment among teens is pervasive

In a world where teens are boycotting school to raise awareness of pervasive, sometimes instituionalized, sexual harrassment on campus, 76% of students report never having had a conversation with parents or guardians about sexual harrassment. Consider this guideline and start the dialogue now in your own family.

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