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Fitness Is Therapy for Sexual Assault Victim Advocate

Faith, family, and fitness are the priorities that Jacinta Howell, 34, lives by. With being a CrossFit enthusiast, full-time mother and wife, and a sexual assault victim advocate at Moody Air Force Base, those priorities help her cope with the daily responsibilities of a full schedule. Howell has lived in Valdosta, Georgia, for the last 25 years. She has been married to her husband, Kenneth, … Continue reading Fitness Is Therapy for Sexual Assault Victim Advocate

Interventions: The Road to a Better You

An intervention is the process or action of intervening to improve a situation. It is a combination of program elements or strategies designed to produce behavior changes or improve the health status of an individual. They can sway someone to seek help for alcoholism, drug abuse, compulsive eating, over spending, and a plethora of other addictions. Interventions are usually performed by people who are closest … Continue reading Interventions: The Road to a Better You

Enough Is Enough

Held annually in April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month protests sexual assault in hopes that victims of sexual assault and people in general won’t have to live in fear of the illegal and immoral act. Although Sexual Assault Awareness Month was not officially observed until 2001, its spirit started off in the late 1970s. According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, English women held Take … Continue reading Enough Is Enough

Teen Dating Violence Impacts on Physical and Mental Health

Whether you are the one in an unhealthy relationship or an outside third party, recognizing the signs of teen dating violence is crucial to prevent permanent damage. These damages can be both mental and physical, they can start as small signs, but grow into bigger problems if left unresolved. It is a difficult and sensitive topic to discuss, which is why knowing what to look … Continue reading Teen Dating Violence Impacts on Physical and Mental Health