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  1. More Violence in Kids with Deployed Parents

    In light of a new study that shows children with deployed parents are twice as likely to engage in violent or destructive behavior, we parents have some work to do. We all know how much stress deployment can put on a young person.  There is an emotional toll inflicted by the absence...
  2. Gun Violence Facts

    Violence with guns is a big problem in the United States. Many people say they want a gun for self-defense, but they don’t understand that self-defense with a gun can be just as dangerous to them as to others. In fact, guns kept in the house for self-protection are 43...
  3. Preventing Dating Violence

     What is Dating Violence? Forceful behavior: pushing, shoving, hair pulling, kicking, yanking by the arm, pinning someone against a wall or on the floor. Rape—intercourse in which one individual is not a consenting participant—or any kind of forced sex. Threatening with knives, guns, or other lethal weapons. It can also...
  4. School Violence

    Did you know… Millions of crimes are committed on school grounds each year. These crimes include: Theft: Items are stolen from purses, lockers, backpacks, and cars. Physical attacks: Incidents that result in injury to one or more people, and may include robbery or sexual assault. Shootings: When a child or...
  5. Bullying

    Most of us have to deal with a bully in our life, whether it’s at school, work, or in the neighborhood. Read on to learn more about bullies, and to find out what you can do about a bully. Why do bullies act the way they do? Bullies try to...
  6. Protecting Yourself Against Domestic Violence

    Home is supposed to be a haven, but sometimes it can be a dark place when physical violence occurs. Some people take out their stress and frustration on the ones they love the most. They may hit, shove, slap, kick, choke, throw or destroy objects, bite, force sex, or threaten...