Eligible Veterans can get free Portal – VAntage Point

Eligible Veterans can now receive free Portal from Facebook video calling devices thanks to a partnership with Facebook and the American Red Cross Military Veteran Caregiver Network. The devices help Veterans connect with their Caregivers, families and friends to reduce isolation and improve social connectivity. Facebook donated over 7,400 Portal video calling devices for Veterans…

FOR A SURVIVOR OF STALKING, WORDS MATTER

You’ve heard it before. Someone casually mentions that they’re “stalking” someone or something. They doubtlessly intend to say that they’re tracking something benign, like occasionally checking a love interest’s social media profiles or the availability of an item they want on an e-commerce site. Despite their good intentions, they’re misusing a term defined by the…

Texas Gets It Right, First.

I was going through my articles that I read for additional information on certain topics and I saw this article from a couple of years ago concerning rape kit reform. Take a look, In June 2017, Texas became the first state in the nation to enact all of Joyful Heart’s six legislative pillars of comprehensive…

When Domestic Violence Becomes A Workplace Issue After two employees were killed, the hospital where they worked decided to tackle the issue head-on. By Melissa Jeltsen.

The two deaths came in quick succession, shocking the close-knit community of health care workers at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. First, in August 2013, an administrative assistant was fatally shot by her estranged husband while she was helping her 3-year-old son get into a car. Five months later, a nurse who worked…