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 […]

Live, Love & Laugh. Taking Back Control Tickets, Sat, Sep 28, 2019 at 9:30 AM | Eventbrite

Eventbrite – You’re Worth It presents Live, Love & Laugh. Taking Back Control – Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 397 N Sam Houston Pkwy E, Houston, TX. Find event and ticket information. — Read on http://www.eventbrite.com/e/live-love-laugh-taking-back-control-tickets-71825683553

Information for Teens and Young Adults: What are warning signs of abuse in teenage and young adult relationships? | WomensLaw.org

Many people of all ages don’t recognize that they are in an abusive relationship. We have a checklist of abusive behavior for people of all ages on our Signs of Abuse page. Below are some warning signs of teen and young adult dating violence specifically. Does your partner: — Read on http://www.womenslaw.org/about-abuse/abuse-specific-communities/information-teens-and-young-adults/basic-info-and-1

What is affirmative consent, and how is USC combatting sexual violence?

Since the second-wave feminist movement of the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s to the debate over reproductive rights and the global phenomenon of #MeToo, a number of social and political factors have brought increased attention to issues of sexual violence and assault. Unfortunately, the problem endures: Today, it is estimated that 1 in 6 American women […]