• Effects of Childhood Sexual Abuse Echo on for Generations

    Effects of Childhood Sexual Abuse Echo on for Generations

    Child sexual abuse is not the survivor’s problem to resolve. It is our problem, as a society. It’s time to tackle it as a public health problem that costs lives. The sexual abuse of children by adults happens every day. And it happens in places where children think they’re safe by ...

  • Judge Perry: The effects of Child Abuse are very Prevalent in our County

    Judge Perry: The effects of Child Abuse are very Prevalent in our County

    Coffee County General Sessions Court Judge Greg Perry has seen the damaging effects of child abuse in Coffee County, and he urges the community to learn the facts about child abuse. Before being elected to serve as judge, Perry focused on family law, mediation, juvenile law and criminal law

  • Effect of Spanking on Kids Brains Similar to Abuse

    Effect of Spanking on Kids Brains Similar to Abuse

    Rare is the parent who’s never so much as thought about spanking an unruly child. But a new study provides another reason to avoid corporal punishment: Spanking may cause changes in the same areas of a child’s brain affected by more

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  • Childhood Abuse Leaves 'Devastating Impact' on Adults

    Childhood Abuse Leaves 'Devastating Impact' on Adults

    Abuse in childhood can set up a row of falling dominoes that increases the risks of mental and physical health issues, legal troubles, and even early death, according to two large longitudinal studies.