Posts tagged prevention
Ending Suicide Starts Now

I have a very vivid memory of an introductory psychology class that has stuck around with me. We were discussing the biological basis for human behavior, specifically our innate motivation for self-preservation. The theory makes sense, we demonstrate this critical survival phenomenon in our early moments of life (something is hot, we quickly pull away). Then, our professor asked us, With this idea in mind, do you believe a human being would knowingly drink poison?

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Responding to Sexual Assault in the Industry

Bill Cosby, Donald Trump, and Harvey Weinstein walk into a bar. Nope, this is not a set-up to a hilarious joke, it’s a nightmare. As sexual assault allegations and hopefully the subsequent cases are made public we are brought painfully aware of a reality that continues to marginalize and minimize its victims.

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