Tag Archives: Violence

Does marijuana fuel violence? Washington's murder rate spiked after the drug was legalized

Does marijuana make people violent? Washington state’s murder and assault rate surged 40% after drug was legalized – and experts insist that’s not a coincidence Washington’s murder and aggravated-assault rates surged 40% in 2013-2017   The state became the first to legalize marijuana recreationally in 2012, the drug became available to the public in 2014  A… Read More »

Australians asked to watch for violence

Australians are being encouraged to take care of themselves and others this Christmas by watching their social media use and looking out for signs of domestic and family violence. Federal Labor MP Linda Burney said rates of domestic and family violence typically increased over Christmas with calls to a helpline last December spiking by 22… Read More »

Domestic Violence Awareness: 7 signs you may be suffering from PTSD and how to get help

It may happen once or it could take place over the course of several years, but  the psychological impacts can last a lifetime. Domestic violence is a reality for more than 12 million men and women in the United States annually, according to the National Domestic Violence Hotline. This translates to about 24 people every… Read More »