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Illinois Launches Mental Health Hotline To Help With Coronavirus’ Emotional Toll

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) announced Saturday that the state has launched a free support text line for residents experiencing stress and anxiety stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. The Illinois Department of Human Services’ line, “Call4Calm,” aims to address and aid the mental health of communities and families ravaged by the health crisis. Pritzker said the […]

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Man Fighting To Retain His Emotional Support Coyote

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Emotional And Psychological Abuse Are Now Crimes In Ireland

Ireland just expanded the legal definition of domestic violence to include emotional and psychological abuse.  As part of the country’s Domestic Violence Act 2018, which went into effect on New Year’s Day, “coercive control” is now recognized as domestic violence and is punishable by up to five years in prison. The legislation defines coercive control as “psychological […]