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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Happy #givingtuesday

December 3, 2013

After shopping and scoring some major deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, comes a new featured day, Giving Tuesday.  This is the second annual #givingtuesday established to celebrate the spirit of giving.  On this day, we are...

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Black Friday for good

November 13, 2013

Thanksgiving, the name says it all; it’s a time to count your blessings while devouring your favorite foods with friends and family.  The following day, we often take it for granted that we are in a position to hunt for the best deals...

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