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“Autogenic Training” A Natural Way to relax

Dear Daughters, According to Wikipedia, Autogenic training is a desensitization-relaxation technique developed by German psychiatrist Johannes Heinrich Schultz. It is a practice by which physiologically has determined what relaxation response is obtained. This means that autogenic training restores the balance between the (flight or fight) activities and the (rest and digest) sections of the autonomic …

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Underage Drinking and your Teen( Teen Awareness Month)

  Dear Daughters, While parent-child conversations about drinking are essential, talking is not enough; you also need to take concrete action to help your child resist alcohol. Research strongly shows that active, supportive involvement by parents and guardians can help teens avoid underage drinking and prevent later alcohol abuse. According to the 2015 National Survey …

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Surviving Child Abuse

Dear Daughters, Child abuse is a serious issue, which may impact an individual throughout his or her life. It is never too late to begin coping with abuse experienced in one’s childhood. Learn more about child abuse, ways to recognize the symptoms of abuse, and how adult survivors of child abuse can cope. Types of …

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Recovering from Child Sexual Abuse

Dear Daughters, child sexual abuse has been at the center of unprecedented public attention during the last decade. All 50 states and the District of Columbia have enacted statutes identifying child sexual abuse as criminal behavior. This crime encompasses different types of sexual activity, including voyeurism, sexual dialogue, fondling, touching of the genitals, rape and …

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Understanding Child Sexual Abuse

Dear Daughters, Child sexual abuse includes a wide range of sexual behaviors that take place between a child and an older person. These behaviors are meant to arouse the older person in a sexual way. In general, no thought is given to what effect the behavior may have on the child. For the most part, …

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Information for Parents on Child Sexual Abuse

Dear Daughters, As parents we face a difficult task when teaching children to be aware of their surroundings and potentially dangerous situations. Try as you may, as a parent you are not always going to be nearby. The next best thing is to teach your children to be responsible for their own safety. More than …

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