Abuse

Envision Healthcare Provides Best Practices to Address America’s Devastating Opioid Epidemic

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Friday, September 30, 2022

Envision Healthcare, a leading national medical group, released a comprehensive strategy to address Americas pervasive opioid epidemic.

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  • Envision Healthcare, a leading national medical group, released a comprehensive strategy to address Americas pervasive opioid epidemic.
  • In 2020 alone, opioids were involved in 68,630 overdose deaths nearly 75 percent of all drug overdose deaths.
  • Additionally, the marked expansion of illicitly manufactured, potent synthetic opioids has flooded the U.S. with lethal counterfeit opioid pain pills, increasing the danger of non-prescribed opioids.
  • We are pleased to provide a patient-focused strategy to help stop opioid misuse and abuse and save peoples lives.

Legal-Bay Lawsuit Funding Reports Updates to Major Sexual Abuse Lawsuits

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

CALDWELL, N.J., Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay, The Pre Settlement Funding Company, announced today that they continue to actively fund lawsuit loans for sexual abuse cases. Over 90,000 class action and individual lawsuits have been brought against organizations such as the Catholic church and Boy Scouts of America, and sadly, those are just the tip of the iceberg.

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  • Earlier this month, a Delaware court ruled that BSA is liableand therefore financially accountablefor the sexual abuse inflicted upon thousands of young boys.
  • More than 80,000 claims of sexual abuse have been brought against the Boy Scouts of America.
  • The settlement was announced last week, and is one of the largest payouts for a sexual abuse lawsuit in history.
  • The sheer number of sexual abuse lawsuits brought against a multitude of Catholic dioceses across the world is practically incalculable.

Health at Scale Welcomes Dr. Andrew Lo to Advisory Board

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Health at Scale today announced the addition of Dr. Andrew W. Lo to its external advisory board.

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  • SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Health at Scale today announced the addition of Dr. Andrew W. Lo to its external advisory board.
  • Lo serves as the Director of the MIT Laboratory for Financial Engineering and a Principal Investigator of MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL).
  • "Health at Scale is changing the way we think about healthcare management.
  • Lo co-founded QLS Advisors LLC , a life sciences technology and investment advisory company dedicated to fostering biomedical innovation.

Unifor calls for safety and respect for workers as government drops COVID travel restrictions

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

"Public health guidance has protected many workers since the start of the pandemic, and guidance has changed based on the various stages," said Unifor's National President Lana Payne.

Key Points: 
  • "Public health guidance has protected many workers since the start of the pandemic, and guidance has changed based on the various stages," said Unifor's National President Lana Payne.
  • "However, we still believe that the safety and respect of airline workers must be front of mind.
  • Workers in the industry felt sustained pressure during the pandemic and faced disgraceful harassment and abuse in recent months as restrictions began to lift."
  • Unifor is Canada's largest union in the private sector, representing 315,000 workers in every major area of the economy.

Committee for Children Releases Award-Winning Captain Compassion® Comic Empowering Kids to Prevent Bullying

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

SEATTLE, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Committee for Children is launching its fifth annual Captain Compassion campaign during National Bullying Prevention Month to teach kids how to prevent bullying in all forms, with a special emphasis on behavior motivated by racial bias. Developed by Committee for Children in 2018, Captain Compassion is an anti-bullying superhero who teaches upstanders how to recognize, report, and refuse bullying through a series of engaging, age-appropriate comic strips.

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  • SEATTLE, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Committee for Children islaunchingitsfifth annual Captain Compassion campaign during National Bullying Prevention Month to teach kids how to prevent bullying in all forms, with a special emphasis on behavior motivated by racial bias.
  • Developed by Committee for Children in 2018, Captain Compassion is an anti-bullying superhero who teaches upstanders how to recognize, report, and refuse bullying through a series of engaging, age-appropriate comic strips.
  • To help address this issue, this year's Captain Compassion comics focus on a school community that's struggling with the social-emotional effects of racially motivated bullying.
  • To learn more about Captain Compassion and bullying prevention, visit CaptainCompassion.org eachweekthisOctobertoreadbrand-newcomicsandsolvetheSecret Decoder Wheel puzzle with the children in your life.

National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) Expert to Provide Keynote Address on Intimate Partner Violence in the Digital Age and Strategies to Prevent Abuse at M3AAWG 56th Meeting

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Olsens keynote address will address rampant domestic violence, stalking and sexual abuse, often furthered by technology.

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  • Olsens keynote address will address rampant domestic violence, stalking and sexual abuse, often furthered by technology.
  • Technology-facilitated abuse can include harassment, monitoring, tracking, isolation and financial abuse, and understanding how technology is misused is crucial to helping victims.
  • NNEDV offers additional tips and information on technology safety at www.TechSafety.org and on its social channels including Twitter and Facebook .
  • M3AAWG members have worked for years to fight all kinds of online abuse and to protect users, data and devices.

International Disability Alliance's statement on the situation of persons with disabilities affected by floods in Pakistan

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Friday, September 23, 2022

GENEVA, Switzerland, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The International Disability Alliance (IDA) is expressing its deepest sympathy to the people of Pakistan, in particular persons with disabilities and their families, who have been affected by the recent floods and landslides. We call on the government of Pakistan, the United Nations, the international humanitarian community, and donor agencies to ensure maximum inclusion of persons with disabilities in the humanitarian response. Organizations of persons with disabilities must be involved in response planning, implementation, and monitoring as the most competent people to ensure a rights-based approach and full inclusion of persons with disabilities.

Key Points: 
  • Organizations of persons with disabilities must be involved in response planning, implementation and monitoring as the most competent people to ensure a rights-based approach and full inclusion of persons with disabilities.
  • GENEVA, Switzerland, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The International Disability Alliance (IDA) is expressing its deepest sympathy to the people of Pakistan, in particular persons with disabilities and their families, who have been affected by the recent floods and landslides.
  • We call on the government of Pakistan, the United Nations, the international humanitarian community, and donor agencies to ensure maximum inclusion of persons with disabilities in the humanitarian response.
  • Organizations of persons with disabilities must be involved in response planning, implementation, and monitoring as the most competent people to ensure a rights-based approach and full inclusion of persons with disabilities.

MRI Software Establishes National Property Manager's Day to Promote Mental Health and Wellbeing in Multifamily Industry

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Monday, September 19, 2022

MRI's decision to establish this day of recognition stems from worrying reports about the mental health of property managers across the U.S., the U.K., and Australia -- according to three sources of data:

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  • SOLON, Ohio, Sept. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- MRI Software , a global leader in real estate technology,is introducing "National Property Manager's Day" on September 23rd to draw attention to the mental health challenges property management professionals face.
  • "By establishing National Property Manager's Day, we are hoping to shine some light on the situation and inspire all multifamily organizations to alleviate the mental health and workload challenges of their property managers.
  • MRI Software is a leading provider of real estate software solutions that transform the way communities live, work and play.
  • MRI has been a trailblazer in the PropTech industry for over five decades, serving more than two million users worldwide.

Andreozzi + Foote files sexual abuse lawsuit against former Lackawanna County Assistant District Attorney, Corey Kolcharno, and the law firm of Fanucci & Kolcharno

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

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  • SCRANTON, Pa., Sept. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Andreozzi + Foote has filed a civil lawsuit on behalf of a former client of attorney Corey Kolcharno, a former Lackawanna County assistant district attorney, and his law firm, Fanucci & Kolcharno.
  • Recently, Mr. Kolcharno was arrested for sexual exploitation of his clients while representing them, their significant others, or family members.
  • Andreozzi + Foote's lawsuit alleges Kolcharno withheld legal services from Andreozzi + Foote's client to pressure her to engage in unwanted sexual contact.
  • Andreozzi + Foote is one of the nation's leading firms representing survivors of sexual abuse against powerful institutions.

Citizens Against Government Waste Names Rep. Richard Neal September 2022 Porker of the Month

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named Rep. Richard Neal (D-Mass.)

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  • Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named Rep. Richard Neal (D-Mass.)
  • our September 2022 Porker of the Month for wanting to raise taxes and bankrupt America.
  • On August 12, 2022, Rep. Neal tweeted : FYI: The #InflationReductionAct is fully paid for and DOES NOT raise taxes on any middle-class families.
  • Citizens Against Government Waste is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement in government.