by Dillon Erickson Q. My ex is trying to get out of paying child support by concocting a plan for our 16- year-old daughter to get married. Can he do that? A. The short answer is yes, for now. In Idaho, a court can only make child custody and child support decisions for a minor childContinue reading “It’s the Law: Legal loophole: Get your child married to get out of paying child support”
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Opioid Crisis Friday: Real Life Stories of People Affected by Opioid Usage.
This is the story of Brenda When she was 25, Brenda was in a car crash on her way to the grocery store. After the incident she needed to see numerous doctors and neurologists, and one of them gave her a prescription for opioid pain medication. Brenda doesn’t remember being warned about the risks ofContinue reading “Opioid Crisis Friday: Real Life Stories of People Affected by Opioid Usage.”
Opioid Crisis Friday: Ferndale parents charged for first-degree murder in death of 5-year-old.
The three adults were arrested for first-degree murder. Author: KING 5 Staff FERNDALE, Wash. — Three adults were arrested Thursday in connection to the death of a 5-year-old girl. According to a press release from the Ferndale Police Department, the girl died after she ingested fentanyl at her home on March 8 of this year. Her parents, MelissaContinue reading “Opioid Crisis Friday: Ferndale parents charged for first-degree murder in death of 5-year-old.”
Mental Health Monday: Anxiety Nation Investigation
Atlanta Anxiety is a condition that nearly 40 million adults battle in U.S., according to the Anxiety & Depression Association of America. In the series “Anxiety Nation,” Atticus Investigates follows three individuals and their ongoing journey toward mental wellness. Through their stories we’ll chronicle the challenges they face, the triggers that cause their distress, and theContinue reading “Mental Health Monday: Anxiety Nation Investigation”
Mental Health Mondays: Gaslighting: What It Is and How to Know It’s Happening to You.
By Maia Niguel Hoskin, PhD Medically Reviewed by Seth Gillihan, PhD Whether subtle or overt, gaslighting is a manipulative form of abuse that can cause severe trauma. “Gaslighting” is more than just a trendy buzzword. The concept has been around for decades. And mental health experts say it’s a psychological phenomenon that can have serious emotional implicationsContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: Gaslighting: What It Is and How to Know It’s Happening to You.”
Mental Health Mondays: 5 Ways Travel Is Good for Your Mental Health
by Stacy Lastoe and Hilary I. Lebow Here’s why experts say you should consider making time for a vacation this year. Travel lovers, rejoice. As of Sunday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lifted the requirement for airline passengers to test negative for COVID-19 before boarding a flight into the United States. After more than two yearsContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: 5 Ways Travel Is Good for Your Mental Health”
Healthcare/Mental Health Awareness Mondays: Ontario detransitioner who had breasts and womb removed to change gender sues doctors.
by Evelyn Blackwell Michelle Zacchigna is suing doctors for failing to consider alternate treatments before ushering her on an irreversible journey that she now regrets. An Ontario detransitioning woman who had her breasts and womb removed to change her gender to male is suing medical and health practitioners for failing to consider alternate treatments duringContinue reading “Healthcare/Mental Health Awareness Mondays: Ontario detransitioner who had breasts and womb removed to change gender sues doctors.”
True Crime Sundays: Canadian Woman Killed on ‘Dream Birthday Vacation’ at Mexican Hotel with Boyfriend, Suspect in Custody.
by Tristan Balagtas Authorities have detained a suspect in connection with the death of a woman at a hotel in a Mexican resort town, reports say. Citing prosecutors in Mexico, the CBC reports that a woman from Dawson Creek, British Columbia, was found dead Friday at a hotel in the coastal resort city of Playa Del Carmen.Continue reading “True Crime Sundays: Canadian Woman Killed on ‘Dream Birthday Vacation’ at Mexican Hotel with Boyfriend, Suspect in Custody.”
Opioid Crisis Friday: My Daughter Died From an Overdose. I’m Sharing Her Story to Help Others
by Michelle Schwartzmier “Tell them my story.” My 20-year-old daughter Casey said these words to me not long before she died of an accidental heroin overdose on January 15, 2017. She said that if something were ever to happen to her, she’d want me to write an honest obituary about her struggles with addiction. IContinue reading “Opioid Crisis Friday: My Daughter Died From an Overdose. I’m Sharing Her Story to Help Others”
Her Dream Man Has These 10 Qualities
Prince Charming isn’t just for fairy tales. by James Michael Sama eing the man of her dreams isn’t about what you look like or how much money you have. It’s about the dignity, integrity, and character that you develop in yourself over the years. It’s about the morals and values that you hold. It’s about how you treat her, yourself,Continue reading “Her Dream Man Has These 10 Qualities”