Sunday, February 25, 2018

Understanding Suicide Among Men

Posted in Mental Health

By Very Well 1/25/2018

"...In recent years, there has been a steady increase in the numbers of men who elect to end their own lives prematurely through suicide. Over 41,000 people die by suicide each year in the U.S. and suicide is the seventh leading cause of death for all U.S. men, according to National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. ..."

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Why Victims In Rape Cases Aren’t Only Women Now

Posted in Sexual Abuse

By Rachel Moore - Eastern Daily Press 01/17/2018

"...A false rape allegation has become a real consequence of casual sex, along with STDs and pregnancy, and must be as important part of sex education in schools and of the parent son – and parent-daughter – conversations over the kitchen table. ..."

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Teen Pregnancies Decline

Posted in Teen Health

By Jessica Kopp News - Press Now 01/29/2018

"...McChristy said that while it is important to educate young girls about relationships and sex, it is just as important to educate boys. “Girls may say they use birth control or think they did everything right and it’s working, but it’s not, so boys should know to always protect themselves, too,” McChristy said. ..."

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Victoria University develops program to dissuade doping among teenage boys

Posted in Physical Health

By Brigid O’Connell - Herald Sun 01/30/2018

"...TEENAGE boys dissatisfied with their bodies are the targets of a new secondary school education program being developed, aiming to stop them turning to steroids and unregulated supplements. ..."

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Christian Paasch Column: Virginia's Opportunity: Shared Parenting

Posted in Parenting

By Christian Paasch 01/25/2018

"...The commonwealth is at a crossroads. It is a crossroads of opportunity, truth, and what’s actually best for children and families, intact or divorced/separated. Shared parenting (or shared/joint physical custody) has been presented to Virginia’s General Assembly several times over the past decade, but never has it been more timely. ..."

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'Father Figure: Exploring Alternate Notions of Black Fatherhood'

Posted in Fatherhood

Yahoo News Photo Staff 01/25/2018

"... Father Figure: Exploring Alternate Notions of Black Fatherhood, an exhibition at the Bronx Documentary Center, brings into focus the narratives of real dads as caretakers, interrogating and dispelling stereotypes of black masculinity and absent fathers. ..."

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Dads Behaving Dadly; an Introduction

Posted in Fatherhood

 by Hogan Hilling - The Good Men Project 01/18/2018

"...No longer will you see dads as stoic, inept, incompetent, hands-off parents. You will see dads are in the trenches; changing diapers, teaching independence and sacrificing career advancement to do what it takes to be involved parents. You will learn how dads parent differently and how it provides unique benefits for their children. ..."

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The Hidden Side of Paternity Fraud

Posted in Paternity

By Women Against Paternity Fraud 01/29/18

"...Women Against Paternity Fraud, a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational and advocacy organization, is proud to announce the release of our video, "The Hidden Side of Paternity Fraud." Paternity fraud experts, including Dianna Thompson and Carnell Smith, along with several victims have come together to tell their stories and to offer advice for anyone who has been affected by paternity fraud as well as anyone who is interested in learning more about paternity fraud and its consequences throughout society. ..."