Pro-Active Prevention Education

How are you feeling today?  When presented with this question do you think only about aches and pains, or do you also think about your mental state?  Many of us walk around each and every day with a million things on our mind. Thoughts that occupy your mind will actually determine how you feel.  So …

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Thanksgiving is the day we gather, give thanks and express gratitude for our many blessings. With everything that’s going on in the world, our neighborhoods, our homes and families, sometimes it can be hard to remember to give thanks for those everyday things we take for granted. Take some time to list those things you …

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A parent receives a call, “Sorry to inform you about the death of your daughter.  She was killed today by her husband/boyfriend.”  This scene takes place almost everyday, somewhere, and at some point it could happen to you or someone close to you.  When it does take place there are sometimes two very common phrases …

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We frequently hear the statement “children are our future”. That comment is bigger than a lot of us realize. So many things can be attached to having a child and women and men have their own reasons for wanting or not wanting a baby. Having a child should be a blessing that both parties are …

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There is an old saying that “Blood is thicker than water”.  This may be true, but is blood stronger than love?  There are so many dynamics that can tilt the scale one way or another when we weigh out love and blood.  When some of us have found ourselves in the unpopular position of having …

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As a provider of Anger Management and Domestic Violence Classes in the Detroit, MI area, I often receive calls from people who have either been court ordered to attend class or persons in the community who feel that they have a problem and seek classes on their own.  In mid-December I received a called from …

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“Don’t behave like a bunch of Hoodlums.  Be Civil”. These were sometimes parting words from parents years ago as their children left the house and went off to school, church, social events or anywhere where a child’s bad behavior could be considered a direct reflection on the adults responsible for rearing them. This meant for …

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What would compel a father to take the life of his children?  I’ve been asking myself that question lately.  A story that recently caught my attention involved a North Dakota man who killed his three daughters because he was angry at their mother.  A few days earlier a man murdered his wife and daughter.  This …

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Remember when there was such a thing as bonds.  Relationships that we took for granted and knew that they would weather any storm.  We used phrases such as “Blood is thicker than Water” and “A Family that Prays Together, Stays Together”.  Even still included in marriage vows is “Till Death do Us Part”.  How strong …

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