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Thursday, March 15, 2012

5 things to look for when considering a drug rehab facility

Substance abuse is a growing plague that affects all of us in one fashion or another. Substance abuse treatment facilities can be found throughout the United States. However, some treatment facilities are more helpful than others. 

In this article for KSL, I address five characteristics that should be looked for when seeking out a drug rehab center. 

Friday, March 2, 2012

Signs of child abuse, how to recognize them, and what to do

Child abuse is a serious problem across the globe and in Utah. Four to five children die on a daily basis in this country because of abuse, and in Utah, at least one incident of child abuse is confirmed every day.

Adding to the prevalence of child abuse is a lack of information about how to recognize and report it.

In this article for, I present some of the common signs of child abuse (in both the child and the parent or caregiver), address some of the most common questions about how to report child abuse, and then provide resources for those who witness these tragic crimes taking place.