Health Advocate Blog

Category - Safety Tips

Resources to leave an abusive relationship

No one should feel unsafe, and any abuse by an intimate partner — whether physical, sexual, emotional or verbal — is not normal or OK. An abuser may use intimidation, put-downs, stalking, isolate you from friends or family, or check your cell phone...

Are you or a loved one having suicidal thoughts?

The COVID-19 pandemic’s health risks and social restrictions can leave anyone—especially those who are depressed or overwhelmed by life and feeling hopeless—struggling with suicidal thoughts. But depression can be treated, and there is support to...

Ways to protect your child online

As social restrictions lift, many kids may be soon returning to classrooms and in-person activities. But they’re still likely to be spending plenty of time online, visiting social networking sites, chat rooms, virtual worlds, and blogs, or playing...