Guns kill more U.S. kids than cancer. This emergency physician aims to prevent those firearm deaths

Having grown up in a violent home, Dr. Rebecca Cunningham understands the appeal of guns as a means of protection. She also witnesses in the emergency room the damaging and fatal consequences gun use can have on teenagers.  Dr. Cunningham is at the helm of using grant money to educate people on the dangers of [...]

PSA From Sandy Hook Parents Spotlights Warning Signs of Potential School Shooters

Parents of the Sandy Hook School shooting have channeled their pain into productivity. Rolling out their newest Public Service Announcement, their PSA shows six warning signs of potential school shooters. They establish that the information is both powerful and effective in preventing future school shootings.

Parents of victim of deadly domestic violence unveil new facet of their mission

Having been murdered by a gunshot would by her then boyfriend, Breanna Moore was a victim of teen dating violence. With the introduction of Bree's Law and a new poster, Bree's surviving family is hoping to provide education and information on what to do if a loved one falls victim to teen dating violence.

FBI Holds Summits On Preventing Mass School Shootings

FBI leaders and law enforcement officials met to discuss the prevalence of school shootings. In a majority of the cases, there were warning signs on display by the shooters. It is necessary to study the trends and similarities in order to come up with plans to prevent future tragedies.

If We’re Not Going To Stop Mass Shootings, These Doctors Want To Teach Civilians How To Save Lives

During a mass shooting, the most effective place to focus is on the patients not the perpetrators.  If civilians and first responders are equipped with how to handle trauma, they can be instrumental in saving lives. 

What Every Parent Needs to Know About Guns

In the United States, 1/3 of minors' deaths are caused by firearm injuries, most of these occurring at home.  In order to minimize these numbers, parents should practice the following mantra for maintaining gun safety:  teach, talk and lock 'em up.

If We’re Not Going To Stop Mass Shootings, These Doctors Want To Teach Civilians How To Save Lives

The most important people to focus on in a mass shooting are the victims.  Doctors are focusing their energies on educating emergency workers to provide techniques such as tourniquets that will yield the highest likelihood of survival during a mass shooting.

The Hidden Danger in Your Social Media Feeds

Social media can have serious negative mental health impacts. Rather than give it up completely, know the risks and how use social media in a balanced, mindful way. Vicarious traumatization is real and can have serious effects including PTSD.

Sexual harassment among teens is pervasive

In a world where teens are boycotting school to raise awareness of pervasive, sometimes instituionalized, sexual harrassment on campus, 76% of students report never having had a conversation with parents or guardians about sexual harrassment. Consider this guideline and start the dialogue now in your own family.

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