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Children Reading the Holy Bible

BRIGHT Magazine
September 14, 2018

Suicide is the second leading killer of teens in the U.S. New York's simple but radical solution hopes to change that.

Tonic/VICE
July 10, 2018

He was one of the large number of people in this country whose overdose was a suicide.

WHAT A SCHOOL

LOCKDOWN

SHOULD LOOK LIKE

Parents (print only)

February 2018

Amid frightening news of mass shootings, it's reassuring to know that 70% of public schools practice lockdown drills. Find out if your child's school follows these best practices.

 
CRIME & COURTS
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The Village Voice

November 27, 2007

For years, sisters Carleen Goodridge and Brigitte Harris battled over whether or not to confront their dad about his sexual abuse of them. It took a shocking act of violence – Brigitte’s grisly murder of their father – to finally bring the sisters together.

The Village Voice

July 16, 2008

When New York began sending rapists straight from prison to locked-down psychiatric hospitals–even after they’d finished serving their sentences–a dozen men on Ward’s Island were left in legal limbo.

The Village Voice

May 15, 2007

A Harlem funeral home has been sued for losing bodies and filching corpses from nearby hospitals. Now it must answer charges that a dead man’s body was chewed up by rats.

 
MENTAL HEALTH / PSYCHOLOGY
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The Village Voice

Septmber 11, 2007

Colleen Kelley’s brain has been scanned, doused in experimental drugs, magnetized, electrified, and cut open. She has submitted to it all willingly, in hopes that the experimental treatments will finally relieve her severe depression.

AlterNet.org
October 28, 2008

A map illustrating regional personality differences across America is surprisingly similar to the red/blue state map of the nation.

The Village Voice

May 15, 2007

Elizabeth Rivera thought her autistic and often violent son might accidentally kill her one day. After a series of placements at different special ed schools and psychiatric hospitals, she found the one thing that could keep his behavior in check: an electric shock.