Facebook
Human Trafficking Response and Social Disparities Training
0 Items

Human Trafficking and Social Disparities Blog

The Human Trafficking and Social Disparities Blog provides news, insight, and other information on social issues that impact the health, safety, and freedoms of individuals and demographic groups, both in the United States and across the world.

Opioid Subculture is Sustainable

Opioid Subculture is Sustainable

Opioid Subculture is Sustainable. Every 11 minutes someone is dying from an opioid overdose but none of that deters addicts from using. People have difficulty accepting that the Opioid addiction is a chronic relapsing disease. Those that are actively using opioids...

Bumper Crop of Opioid Overdoses

Bumper Crop of Opioid Overdoses

Bumper Crop of Opioid Overdoses. Across the United States for opioid addicts there is a bumper crop of overdoses. An opioid overdose occurs every 11 minutes, which translates into 5 an hour, 120 a day, 840 a week, 3,600 a month and 43,200 a year.   These...

Bullied for dating a Trans Woman

Bullied for dating a Trans Woman

Bullied for dating a Trans Woman. There is nothing wrong a guy wanting to date a transgender woman. A guy certainly should not be bullied, ridiculed and tormented for wanting to be with person he cares about. If there is a good emotional, cognitive and or physical...

Artificial Intelligence Coming to Healthcare

Artificial Intelligence Coming to Healthcare

AI is shaped from the academic disciplines to include; computer software & programming, linguistics; understanding language e.g. Amazon's Alexa, high level computational mathematics, neuroscience; for deep learning of the human brain and nervous system, philosophy; probably so it can recite Socrates and Plato, and psychology; to outwit us.

This content is for Yearly and Lifetime members only.
Log In Register
Drug waivers to join the military

Drug waivers to join the military

Drug waivers to join the military. Offering men and women who use drugs a second chance to join the military is a valuable alternative to turn their life around. Its a fact that changing one's environment for the better greatly diminishes drug relapse.  The person is...

A Heroin Addict’s Daily Routine

A Heroin Addict’s Daily Routine

A Heroin Addict's Daily Routine. Most people have no unearthly idea the amount of discipline it takes to be a Heroin addict. Many of us might think that an active using Heroin Addict is lazy but they are certainly not! I have worked with enough heroin addicts to...

Trauma Informed Care For Addicts

Trauma Informed Care For Addicts

Trauma Informed Care For Addicts. I have worked with enough drug addicts to know that Trauma Informed Care is highly necessary to incorporate into helping the person get into recovery and remain there. If 59% of all adults have experienced at least one Adverse...

Opioid Summaries by State

Opioid Summaries by State

Opioid Summaries by State. The National Institute of Drug Abuse has developed a very interesting chart showing the frequency of opioid-Involved overdose deaths. The chart doesn't lead to any direct conclusions, but it certainly alerts to the frequency of opioid...

Sex Worker by Choice

Sex Worker by Choice

Sex Worker by Choice. There is big difference between a Sex Worker who is a consenting adult and is voluntarily to choosing to work in that occupation as compared to those who are Sex Trafficked. Kaytlin Bailey, now a comedian, was a voluntary sex worker. She was not...

Nurse Assault and Violence At Work

Nurse Assault and Violence At Work

Nurse Assault and Violence At Work.  Violence against Nurses at work is growing epidemic in the United States than in many other places across the globe. Nurses working in healthcare caring for patients must be safe. Nurses have been assaulted by both patients and...

The complexity of human trafficking legislation

The complexity of human trafficking legislation

The complexity of human trafficking legislation is a real impediment to making a quantifiable difference in reducing human trafficking activity "on the ground." It may well be a cliche at this point to note that "the road to hell" is paved with good intentions, but...

Addressing disparities in healthcare

Addressing disparities in healthcare

Addressing disparities in healthcare. All people should have access to good healthcare. Addressing disparities in healthcare requires going beyond the simple provision of medical services towards understanding how societal, cultural and economic forces affect...

Criminal intent and the opioid crisis

Criminal intent and the opioid crisis

Criminal intent and the opioid crisis. It's not always the illegal drug traffickers and dealers who are the criminals in these cases. Sometimes it is the upstanding members of our community, like the pharmaceutical companies and distributors, physicians and the...

Public Parks Where Anything Goes

Public Parks Where Anything Goes

Public Parks Where Anything Goes. Nothing irritates me more then to see multiple vehicles parked with heads bobbing up an down where I bring my children to play. It was blazing hot, but my daughter wanted to go fishing the other day at the river, which runs close by...

Dealing with Violence Against Nurses

Dealing with Violence Against Nurses

Nursing is a rewarding and noble career because we try make a positive impact on peoples lives. All Nurses who are employed in hospitals, clinics or wherever should enjoy the same protections that everyone else expects with regards to feeling safe at work....

Opioid Addicts Life Is Hard

Opioid Addicts Life Is Hard

Opioid Addicts Life Is Hard. I have met a bunch of opioid addicts who were patients mostly hooked up on dope (Heroin). They have been through drug treatment for inpatient, outpatient, methadone clinic, prescribed Subutex, suboxone and some had the vivitrol...

Online Sex Worker Versus Sex Trafficking

Online Sex Worker Versus Sex Trafficking

Online Sex Worker Versus Sex Trafficking. In April 2018 President Trump signed the Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA), which was combined with the Senate's Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act. Following the signage of the bills,  Sex Workers are angry. I just...