Black Women Are Staying Silent

When someone decides to threaten, stalk, harass or abuse his or her partner, what might that victim do? The answer seems obvious to many of us: Tell someone. Tell a family member, a good friend, a domestic violence advocate or police—someone who can help you. Except, not everyone feels that way. Some contend that Black women specifically […]

Pregnancy Loss Awareness Month

As we bring about awareness for proper prenatal care during October Pregnancy Loss Awareness Month. It’s important to know that this can happen to anyone, regardless of economic background, race or social status. According to March of Dimes; What is miscarriage? Miscarriage (also called early pregnancy loss) is when a baby dies in the womb […]

Until It Happens To You.

We know that apart of domestic violence is sexual assault as well, it can start as early as middle school and continue on through adulthood. I saw this video by Lady Gaga and thought to myself this is such a great video that shines a light on sexual assault in college. Because statistics show, Know […]

Dating Violence and Adolescents

Some adolescents get involved in unhealthy dating relationships. About one in ten adolescents have been hit, slammed into something, or injured with an object or weapon on purpose by someone they were dating.1 Controlling and demanding behaviors often happen before violence occurs. For example, one partner may tell another what to wear and with whom to […]

Moms & Dads Should Be Monitored Together for Postpartum Depression.

A new study found that even mild, long-term depressive symptoms among moms lead to emotional problems for kids. Researchers also pointed out that one parent’s depression puts the other at risk.   Source: Maressa Brown The more we talk about mental health, the better—especially when it comes to expectant and new parents. After all, one […]