Volksbund German War Graves Commission This is a humanitarian organisation charged by the government of the Federal Republic of Germany with recording, maintaining and caring for the graves of German war casualties abroad. The Volksbund provides information to relatives on all matters related to war graves, advises public and private institutions, promotes international cooperation in the area of war grave maintenance and encourages young people to come together to learn at the last resting places of war casualties.
The Jones Act, also known as the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, protects U.S. maritime workers in the event of injury or illness while on the job. For compensation, maritime workers must meet the the guidelines that qualifies them as seamen.
Protecting Seniors from Abuse and Neglect Upwards of 10 million seniors experience elder abuse each year. The Nursing Home Abuse Center (NHAC) was founded on time-honored principles of restoring dignity for some of our most vulnerable and valuable citizens. Before we can begin to resolve the issue of nursing home abuse, we must understand what it is.
Consumer Dangers.com Consumer Dangers is dedicated to keeping the public informed about consumer dangers and safety issues associated with numerous products that can cause the public harm. Our website is continually updated with breaking news from Government agencies, Watchdog Groups, and concerned citizens about Recalls & Safety affecting consumers. Our team at consumerdangers.com strives to provide a comprehensive free resource for the public to learn more about every day products that can potentially cause harm.
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2018 Guide: Dating Violence - Stop Violence Against Women It is a tragic, alarming, and utterly preventable cultural reality that women suffer increased rates of violence and harassment in practically every area of life. Antiquated gender roles, predatory societal figures, and a general lack of awareness all contribute to an ugly mosaic of mistreatment of women that has become astonishingly normalized and commonplace, even in the United States of 2018. This mistreatment permeates practically every environment, from our everyday social relationships to one of the most intimate, where women are supposed to feel the safest—their romantic relationships.
Fast Facts About Mental Illness: Mental illness is a serious medical condition that can affect a person’s ability to function in their daily life. Suffering from mental illness means navigating the world differently than a person who doesn’t. There are millions of Americans who navigate life with a mental health diagnosis, yet many are still going untreated due to the stigma connected to mental illness.
DEALING WITH ANXIETY IN COLLEGE What Every College Student Needs to Know. Anxiety in College by the Numbers: College is a time of major changes, so it’s no wonder it is also a time when many students experience anxiety. When you know what you’re dealing with, know how to cope and can find the right help, you can manage anxiety.
How Can Whistleblowers Help Fight Fraud? A whistleblower claim may be brought against any type of business or organization, including healthcare providers, non-profit organizations, private and publicly-traded companies, federal, state and local government agencies, and public and private educational institutions.
Getting Over Grief: Understanding its Stages and How to Heal.
Grief is a feeling of sadness as a result of any major loss. It is often associated with suffering, and is also considered a necessary part of healing. When an event causes a crisis in the life of an individual, a radical change is made in the situation established until then. Grief also has the meaning of ‘definitive loss’ of an object that an individual can hold.
College Students Guide to Ergonomics We often discuss a sedentary lifestyle in the context of adults who work in jobs that require them to spend long periods of time sitting, but there’s a demographic less often discussed but perhaps just as impacted by being sedentary.
Security and Your Phone: What are the Risks and How to Stay Safe. Our digital world has opened up so many possibilities. We have pretty much all the information we could ever hope to have right at our fingertips, thanks to our phones. However, while phones and their corresponding apps give us so much, they also expose us to risks. As so much of our world is now online, it means we are more exposed than ever to digital theft and other malicious online activity.
Understanding grief: Grief is a natural reaction to loss. When we lose someone close to us, feelings of grief can be powerful, disruptive, and painful.
The guide includes: The difference between depression, normal grief, and complicated grief. Physical and emotional symptoms to normal and complicated grief.
When to seek help for yourself. How to support a loved one who is grieving.
Smoking & Oral Health It is no surprise that smoking cigarettes is bad for your health. This damage extends to your oral health. Smoking is the leading cause of preventable illness in America. It is the cause of 20 percent of deaths. If you smoke, your oral health will suffer. You are at risk for bad breath, stained teeth, mouth legions, gum disease, and fatal diseases like oral cancer.
Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occurring Disorders) When someone has a mental illness and suffers from addiction, this is called dual diagnosis. Find out more about co-occurring disorders and how to treat them.
What is Dual Diagnoses Many people suffering from a substance use disorder also have an existing mental illness. This is known as a dual diagnosis or co-disorder and it affects around 45 percent of Americans. People with a dual diagnosis require a specialized, integrated treatment plan that treats both disorders as interconnected mental health issues.