SIDS Awareness Month

Written by Mel Gutierrez, BSN, RN A new baby is a time for joy. Sadly, this happiness is not a shield from tragedy. About 3,400 babies in the United States die suddenly and unexpectedly each [...]

Family Violence

Family violence covers a broad range of abusive acts, including emotional, financial, physical, and sexual abuse. Family violence not only harms the victim but also presents dangers for immediate [...]

Internet Safety

Reports of crimes committed on the internet rise every year, resulting in significant financial losses for businesses and individuals of all ages and backgrounds. In 2021, the Federal Bureau of [...]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Written by Mel Gutierrez, BSN, RN October is domestic violence awareness month. Domestic violence is also known as intimate partner violence (IVP), because anybody in an intimate relationship can [...]

Youth Substance Use Prevention Month

In October, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is observing Youth Substance Use Prevention Month. The need for prevention has never been greater. Studies show [...]