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Thursday, 28 April 2016

High school student's show raises awareness about LGBTQ homelessness

High school student's show raises awareness about LGBTQ homelessness
 - After learning that 40 percent of homeless youth in Miami identify as LGBTQ — an acronym for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning ...

A group of medical students are promoting LGBTQ health education

A group of medical students are promoting LGBTQ health education
 - It's an obvious oversight, and so prevalent: medical professionals are often unprepared to address the specific needs of individuals in the LGBTQ ...

How do the new bathroom laws affect kids with special needs?

How do the new bathroom laws affect kids with special needs?
 - I'm a mom who lives in suburban Virginia with four sons, a husband, and no pets. Our oldest son is artsy, our second son is fun-loving, our fourth son is ...

Vermont Legislature Passes Bill to Protect LGBTQ Youth from “Conversion Therapy”

Vermont Legislature Passes Bill to Protect LGBTQ Youth from “Conversion Therapy”
 - Yesterday, the Vermont legislature passed a bill that will protect LGBTQ youth from the dangerous and discredited practices of so-called “conversion ...

Youth week to focus on acceptance

Youth week to focus on acceptance
 - This is a really important conference for people to come together and talk about LGBTQ rights and freedoms," said Jones. "It's a really great ...

Rabbis With a Conscience Make History

Rabbis With a Conscience Make History
 - That has happened for adults, with the LGBTQ community and employees finding support from leading religious leaders and civil rights groups, and ...

34 Members of Congress Condemn Saudis for LGBT Crackdown

34 Members of Congress Condemn Saudis for LGBT Crackdown
 - We want to be clear, however, that the persecution, torture and execution of members of the LGBTQ community are clear violations of human rights.

Tennessee governor signs religious exemptions into law

Tennessee governor signs religious exemptions into law
 - Tennessee's Republican governor said Wednesday that he signed a bill into law that allows mental health counselors to ...

The Real War on Women

The Real War on Women
 - The minority women of the Middle East, they face true inequality. Here in America, we lose sight of what truly matters, and we don't possess the ...

Cancer diagnosis increases risk for mental disorders, psychiatric medication use

Cancer diagnosis increases risk for mental disorders, psychiatric medication use
 - Patients diagnosed with cancer faced an increased risk for common mental disorders — such as depression, anxiety and stress reaction/adjustment ...

Mental disorders killing more and more Czechs

Mental disorders killing more and more Czechs
 - Mental disorders kill four times more people in the Czech Republic now than ten years ago, daily Pravo writes yesterday, ...

Spate of teen suicides in Redlands reflects disturbing national trend

Spate of teen suicides in Redlands reflects disturbing national trend
 - Spate of teen suicides in Redlands reflects disturbing national trend ... He said there also needs to be more training in the medical, mental health, law ...

Preventing teen drinking especially important this time of year

Preventing teen drinking especially important this time of year
 - A concern is that teens may also be drinking and driving, putting ... According to a 2014 national survey on Drug Use and Health by the Center for ...

Ontario streamlines free dental care for low-income kids

Ontario streamlines free dental care for low-income kids
 - Flashing wide smiles and toothy grins, Grade 3 students regaled Health Minister Eric Hoskins with tips about good dental hygiene at Lord Dufferin ...

Research Shows Why Disciplinary Spanking Isn't Good For Your Child

Research Shows Why Disciplinary Spanking Isn't Good For Your Child
 - Children who are spanked also tend to show anti-social behaviors and undergo mental health problems. A difficulty in cognition is also associated ...

Grant program to improve child health has long-term benefits

Grant program to improve child health has long-term benefits
 - An AAP grant program helped pediatric residency programs and AAP chapters collaborate with community-based organizations to develop and ...