What is drug&alcohol abuse?

Answer Alcohol and drug abuse can be difficult to understand and identify, as the terms get used interchangeably with addiction terminology. It's important to understand the difference between abuse and a... Read More »

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What steps should a teen being abuse at home take to stop the abuse?

tell a teacher, or another adult. Don't let it keep happening. Tell someone quick!!

What is worse child abuse or senior abuse?

How often does verbal&mental abuse turn into physical abuse?

On One Hand: Emotional Abuse is Strong Indicator of ViolenceMeasuring the frequency that abuse turns violent is difficult, as up to half of abuse is unreported. However, the chief indicators of fut... Read More »

Do mainstream talk shows about abuse raise awareness or just trivialize abuse?

AnswerBoth. Still, they provide an important service. One of the main weapons of the abuser is secrecy. He/she may force victims to remain mum either by threatening them or by creating a "shared ps... Read More »