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  • 12 step programs can offer support for recovery from abuse
    Support for recovery from abuse can be found in a 12 step program
    We hear it all the time. Whether you are living with an abuser, in process of leaving an abuser, or getting your life back together after an abusive relationship you need support. But what exactly does that mean? Where can you find the support you...
  • Breaking Bad
    The Conundrum of Reconciliation with a Personality Disordered Parent
    “In general, the more dysfunctional the family the more inappropriate their response to disclosure. Never expect a sane response from an insane system.”― Renee Fredrickson, Repressed Memories: A Journey to Recovery from Sexual...
  • Domestic violence victims may soon have a way to take their pets with them to shelters
    Victims of domestic violence may have a way to flee to shelters with their pets
    When it comes to domestic violence, one of the many reasons victims don't just up and leave is because their abusers have threatened their pets. An article in The Huffington Post says that more than 70 percent of pet owners fleeing to shelters...
  • Elder Abuse Panel Discussion
    Panel Discussion on Financial Elder Exploitation at Institute on Aging TONIGHT
    San Francisco Bay Area caregivers, seniors, and their family and friends: you can help put an end to elder financial abuse. What’s elder financial abuse? It’s when anyone, even a family member or friend, wrongfully uses the money...
  • Domestic violence: beyond what you see
    Domestic violence: beyond what you see
    Distracting hurricane aside, has everyone had the chance to see the controversial domestic violence video released by HPD that took place at Kuni’s last month in its entirety yet? If not, click on the attached You Tube video.Mahalo to HPD...
  • Kesha
    Kesha sues producer for abuse
    It is well documented that recording artist Kesha checked into rehab for an eating disorder early this year. Now the young star has been recently released and should be commended for facing her problems head on. Now a disturbing layer of the story...
  • John Mica
    Federal workers on spending binge with government purchase cards
    Federal employees are running amok with government credit cards, making thousands of personal purchases at the public’s expense.The ongoing spending spree— ranging from fitness centers and hair salons to movie theaters and Starbucks ...
  • Ke$ha suing Dr. Luke alleging years of sexual abuse
    Kesha suing producer in years of sexual assault
    TMZ reported today that music star, Kesha, and her current producer Dr. Luke are suing each other. Kesha filed a long list of very serious accusations against her producer of 10 years; she claims that since she was 18-years-old Dr. Luke has...
  • puppy mill
    puppy mill owner charged with abuse
    HUNTINGBURG) - Mary Burch entered into a plea agreement for the animal cruelty charges she faced after 37 dogs -- nine of which were found deceased and decayed -- were found in deplorable conditions at her 609 N. Washington Street, Huntingburg...
  • Thomas Curry coffin: Nightmare Fla. reform school sends family an empty coffin
    Thomas Curry coffin: Nightmare Fla. reform school sends family an empty coffin
    Thomas Curry's coffin contained... nothing. Curry was 17 years old when he died in 1925 as a ward of the infamous Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys. His coffin was exhumed by anthropologists as part of a larger identification project of the bodies...
  • Teaching abuse
    CCHR opens up an investigation of Michigan mental health policies
    The realities of the mental health care system in the United States are pathetic and brutal. The surfacing of a story dealing with a horrible human rights abuse case in Michigan helps to highlight just how horrible this situation is. The Citizens...
  • on-line dating scam is big business
    Digital abuse; online dating scams
    We are using our computers for more socialization than ever before. The latest statistic from Match.Com states that one out of five relationships now start online. Online dating services are being utilized at an all-time high. As in every other...
  • Jessica Arrendale
    Jessica Arrendale hides baby in toilet: Ex-Marine slays mom, baby hid in toilet?
    Jessica Arrendale, the murdered mom who hides her baby in a toilet. By now, you’ve certainly read about Jessica Arrendale, a beautiful 33-year-old mother who is being hailed as a hero after hiding her baby inside of a toilet bowl. The mother...
  • Florida prisons fire guards
    Florida prisons fire guards: Florida DOC sacks 32 prison guards for inmate abuse
    Florida prisons fire guards; the Florida Department of Corrections has dismissed 32 prison guards this past week after a months-long investigation into alleged misconduct, inmate abuse, torture, and in at least one instance, the death of a...
  • Man who threw puppy over high fence
    Search for man who threw his puppy over tall fence of commercial building
    UPDATE: Dawn Danielson, Director of the San Diego County Department of Animal Services, urges anyone who recognizes this man to call (760) 966-3224 "so this sweet pup will get justice."Ramona, Calif. - Right before closing time on Friday...