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“Traumatized and vulnerable, slavery survivors live with mental health issues”

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This November 10, 2015 CNN article talks about the mental health impact on the lives of victims of modern-day slavery (aka Human Trafficking)

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“Here’s what a psychologist learned from interviewing killers”

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This June 22, 2015 article by Chris Weller on the Science Alert website talks about one Psychologist’s experiences and lessons learned while working to understand cold killers who are awaiting trial.

“United States: Force Against Prisoners With Mental Illness”

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English: Human Rights Watch logo Русский: Логотип Хьюман Райтс Вотч (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This May 12, 2015 article on the Human Rights Watch website talks about the abuse of power often used in handling mentally ill inmate that leads to injuries and even death because of what amounts to minor infractions of the rules or orders given to them.  One example in the article is about a woman who was not given her medication while she was incarcerated and at one point refused to change her jumpsuit and ended up being tasered multiple times within a matter of a few short minutes.

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

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This resource is a link to the National Child Abuse Prevention site that is sponsored in part by the Department of Health and Human Services

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English: Rib fractures in an infant secondary to child abuse (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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“National Child Abuse Prevention Month: Improving the well-being of all children”

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This March 25, 2014 Philly.com Healthy Kids article reminds us that April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month a time that should remind us to keep an eye on those less vulnerable and help those who are in harm’s way whether it be from physical, sexual, verbal or emotional abuse, these can all have life-long effects on those who are abused.

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English: Rib fractures in an infant secondary to child abuse (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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“State budget: County officials say proposed human services funding better this year”

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This February 8, 2012 article found on the ydr.com website out of York County, PA, talks about Gov. Corbett’s proposed budget for human services.

“Waiting for Corbett to deliver options”

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This July 27, 2012 article found on the Philly.com website continues to raise the question of whether Governor Tom Corbett has made any progress or even attempted to find alternative options for folks who are losing their General Assistance benefit this month.

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