These Kids Are Victims

November 7, 2014

When a thirty-year-old has sex with a fourteen-year-old, in every state in the nation, it’s a form of rape. Not only will the thirty-year-old face felony charges but also if convicted, will likely be subject to sex offender...

Carry That Weight

October 29, 2014

Did you know that today across the nation people are carrying mattresses or pillows to stand in solidarity to support survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence? And as Domestic Violence Awareness month comes to a close,...

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That Little Purple Ribbon

October 4, 2014

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and this topic has been all over the news of late. Everyone is looking for someone to blame, which has me thinking: Is awareness enough? Could we transition awareness into action to combat...

DOCUMENTARY REVIEW: Brave Miss World

September 17, 2014

In 2013, filmmakers Cecilia Peck and Inbal B. Lessner released Brave Miss World to audiences in hopes of encouraging a global dialogue and ending the silence surrounding sexual assault. The documentary explores the true story of a rape...

A Message From My Amazing Niece

August 27, 2014

Hi everyone! I’m Maria Hunt, and I work with a non-profit called Legacy Counseling Center. This center is filled with passionate individuals who are dedicated to helping those who are HIV positive. Together with the Blues Jean Bar in...

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A sad reminder that suicide is all around us

February 24, 2014

I was stunned and saddened by the news that New Zealand born TV host and former model, Charlotte Dawson, took her life over the weekend.  She was well known for TV shows like Australia’s Next Top Model and had dealt with depression in...

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Julia’s Journey: A Glimpse into Suicide Crisis

February 21, 2014

It’s that time of year again, when the weather surprises us with highs and lows, so vastly different that all of the seasons are upon us in a single week.  It’s that time of year, when our sleep patterns struggle to regain composure,...

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Understanding Suicide: A Q&A with Margie Wright

December 11, 2013

For many, the holiday season brings parties, gifts, and fun with family and friends. But for some, the holidays can be stressful and depressing. The scary part is that often you don’t know who is struggling. Check out our online...

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