Affirming Women in a World of Darkness - The Call to Arise and Shine
"We are the light when we stand for justice and truth in the public square, at work, in our homes, in churches. We dim that light when we indulge in pride, jealousy, strife, abuse, and immorality."
Childhelp USA is dedicated to meeting the physical, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs of abused and neglected children. Includes information on prevention, treatment and research on abuse, as well as a section just for kids.
Domestic Abuse Has No Excuse
Domestic Abuse cases often go unreported. There are several types of abuse and the statistics involved are frightening. The patterns and myths surrounding the violence of domestic abuse may shock you. If you are looking into reading about domestic abuse, this...
Looking at Your School Health Program, Part 1
Some teachers often do double duty as the school nurse. Anna Selk gives advice on how to identify signs of abuse and neglect; how to deal with communicable diseases such as colds, rashes, and pinkeye; and, how to conduct an immunization assessment and health...
School Health, Part II: Pills, Parents, and Prevention
Part II of this article gives advice on observing and screening students for depression, mental and emotional health, as well as drug abuse. The author identifies the types of information for which parental notification is necessary, such as a crying spell,...
TeensHealth - Abuse
Grade 5-Grade 12
This teen health page explains what abuse is, how to identify and stop it, why it happens, and what the effects of abuse are. Types of abuse discussed include physical, sexual, emotional abuse and neglect.
Trying to Get the Bad Out
Defiant, disruptive students often have needs that are overlooked. Sandra Doran shares a poignant story of how a 'bad' act turned out to be a cry for help.