Posts Tagged ‘domestic violence’

By On May 3rd, 2013

Suicide rate jumps among adults aged 35-64

In 2009 the number of deaths from suicide surpassed the number of deaths related to motor vehicle accidents. Based on prior studies of suicide, the focus of prevention has been on youths and older adults. The 2009 study indicates that death from suicide is on the rise for middle-aged adults. The CDC undertook a study…


By On February 12th, 2013

February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, the topic of love and relationships might be on our minds.  This is probably why Domestic Violence Intervention Services (DVIS) has chosen the month of February to be National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.  According to DVIS, every year 1.5 million high school students experience physical abuse from a…

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