Health & Wellbeing

Bullying Claims the Life of an 11-Year-Old Cancer Survivor

As a very young child, merely 3 years of age, Bethany Thompson has been diagnosed with brain cancer, what must have been devastating news for the family. But they have all battled through radiation therapy, and, in 2008, the child has been proclaimed a cancer survivor and cancer-free. She has overcome the worst that could ever

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When to Search for a Youth Speaker

Teenagers need help staying focused and motivated, which is why many schools are enlisting youth speaker assistance. These speakers understand what it takes to get through to a younger audience. Through entertaining lectures and inspirational speeches, these speakers share personal experiences and relay messages to students regarding hot topics in today’s society. What is a

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Do It Volunteering and Its Work in the UK

Do It Volunteering and Its Work in the UK Volunteering isn’t something that is normally done just to take up spare time. Most people who choose to volunteer do so because they truly enjoy helping others. The United Kingdom participates in the United Nations Volunteers program .Volunteers from various UN Nations gather together to offer

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When to Look for a Designated Driver

Imagine this. You are out with friends and enjoying an amazing night of drinking, dancing and socializing. Then the night comes to an end. What happens if everyone you are with has been drinking and for the most part are drunk? Do you a) get in the car and drive home, b) find someone else

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Types of Domestic Violence and How to Break the Cycle

The common myth about domestic violence is that it occurs to women and their children. The reality is that anyone can find themselves in an abusive relationship at any stage of their lives. This article will not only cover the different Types of Domestic Violence, it will also cover the traits of these abusers and

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What is Phobia? Defining the World of Phobias Today

What is Phobia? A Psychological Definition and Applications to the Real World Kids are afraid of a lot of things…school, failure, bullying, family stresses, loss of status, and more. But what is a phobia and how do you know that your child may suffer from a phobia? The clinical definition of a “phobia,” is an

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How to Define Agoraphobia Today?

Most people experience some type of anxiety at one time in their life. Some anxiety is normal for people who are in new or unfamiliar situations. If anxiety happens often to the point of being debilitating, it can signal a greater problem. Frequent episodes of intense fear and anxiety are often associated with agoraphobia. Learn How

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Child Neglect: Stop the Cycle By Reporting Suspected Neglect

Child abuse and neglect both leave serious scars behind, but in many cases, it’s harder to identify the signs of neglect. Ensuring that children receive the help that they need quickly increases their chance of healing, breaking the cycle of abuse and neglect. According to the American Humane Association, out of the children who experience

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Interview: The People of BCNY on Understanding Bullying

Shane Mehta is a Mental Health Counsellor at The Boys’ Club of New York.  She has his MA and EdM and serves BCNY ’s Harriman Clubhouse, located in New York’s East Village. She speaks to NoBullying.com about the need to understanding bullying. This particular need of understanding bullying can be a very important factor to fighting bullying.  Understanding Bullying

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Mark Myers on The Signs of Emotional Bullying

Mark Myers, a licensed clinical social worker and a certified drug and alcohol counsellor in Crystal Lake, Illinois, talks to NoBullying.com in a video interview on the issue of Emotional Bullying. Below is a transcript of his interview on Emotional Bullying with the Founder of NoBullying.com, Ciaran Connolly :  Ciaran Connolly: So today I am joined

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