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Alison Morgan is an intern for The American Public Safety Training Institute. She will graduate from BYU-Idaho in mid-July with a Bachelors of Science in Health Science with an emphasis in Public Health. Next, Alison will work on getting accepted to a masters program in either scientific journalism, public health, or psychology. She hopes to serve as a bridge between people and science through the written word or through client/provider relationships.

Diabulimia: The Eating Disorder You Don’t Know About

Public education has done well in bringing awareness to anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa as eating disorders. There has been a rise in information...

The Abuse of Our Elderly: The Reality

Vulnerability, as it applies to society, is the degree to which a population, individual or organization is unable to anticipate, cope with, resist and...

Mental Health Awareness: Persistent Depressive Disorder

Scientists have been studying the brain for generations, and yet understanding its complexities and intricacies remains elusive. Part of the problem with mental health...

What is Antepartum Depression?

Though stigma still surrounds the issue of mental health, we’ve all heard of postpartum depression. What isn’t as well known is antepartum depression, also...

Grace House Offers Hope and Healing for Teen Sex Trafficked Victims

Construction has finally ended on Grace House, a long-term residential care facility in Southern Oregon built as an extension of Redemption Ridge. The first...

The Media Negatively Impacts Our Understanding of Worldwide Terror

The events of September 11, 2001 still echo in the hearts of many Americans. Those attacks brought the United States to their knees, and...

Your Smart Phone is Making You Anxious

Technology is advancing at the fastest pace in recorded history. In just a few decades, computers have gone from being massive machines only capable...

Mental Health Advocacy and Service Dogs

Students at Newton High School in Connecticut are working to break the stigmas associated with mental illness by becoming peer advocates in their community....

Airline Ambassadors International Plans to Combat Human Trafficking

Michele Klein, a Fort Mill resident and a member of Airline Ambassadors International (AAI), wants to bring human trafficking awareness training to the Charlotte...

Cancer and Mental Health: What We Aren’t Talking About

Cancer. The word itself elicits fear in all who hear it. What is often forgotten about cancer is its effect on mental health. So much...