For personal safety when traveling on vacation or business, travel with a friend or in a group whenever possible. There is safety in numbers.
Discussions involving safety must include information for one of our most vulnerable demographics: a safe haven for newborn infants. An unwanted pregnancy can be a very traumatic experience, and a new mother may have overwhelming feelings of isolation, fear or shame that could lead to irrational thoughts or acts.
Here are a few tips on personal safety when meeting someone new. Exchange phone numbers only, not addresses. Let a friend or family member know where you are going on a first date and consider a daytime meeting for it. Be assertive and honest, not passive or coy.
Here’s some information on personal safety while driving. Keep your doors locked and your windows closed. Know where you are going. Stop and get directions before you get lost.
Mental health plays an important role in your well-being. An estimated 19.6 percent of Americans 18 and older — about 1 in 5 adults — will experience a mental health problem this year.
We seem to be getting a plethora of phone calls with adrenaline-soaked drivers having just survived, or anticipating the upcoming, merge zones in the Interstate 11 roadwork area. No matter where you drive in the summer months, you will all experience roadwork somewhere.