“If one person is saved from a similar situation then the loss of Siobhan would not have been totally in vain.” – Andrew Russell.NOTE: We are re-posting this article on Warning Signs – Insults You/Calls You Names to allow you to read some of the excellent comments we’ve received from those who are or have been in an abusive relationship.
The group is committed to maintaining strong partnerships with women’s organizations already doing this important work.Breakup violence among teens is a crime that has no zip code. A relationship ends and what happens is an emotional surge of uncontrollable anger.It can be verbal or physical and sometimes, as in the case of Wayland, Mass., teen Lauren Astley, it can end in death. Researchers estimate that one in three young adults between the ages of 14 and 20 has experienced some form of dating violence.A young woman who was brutally attacked and shot in the face by her ex-boyfriend spoke to a San Francisco conference of health professionals about teen dating abuse. Interviewed by KGO-TV in San Francisco, Johanna Orozco has become a teen educator who advocated for laws to require dating abuse education in Ohio schools. “This is something the whole community, the whole world needs to get together and do something about it and make a change,” says Orozco. We were so happy to have over 30 participants and to include Lynne and Andy Russell via Skype from sunny France. You’ll get an extra hour of sleep because we “spring ahead” the clocks on Saturday night. Sponsored by Vice Chairman Penelope Gross and Braddock District Supervisor John C.