Associated Press 10/31/14 DUNMORE, Pa. — A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, leaving one dead and seriously injuring the other, was captured on Thursday, ending a seven-week manhunt for him, authorities said. State police confirmed Eric Frein, 31, was taken into custody but released no details. Frein is charged with opening fire outside the Blooming Grove barracks on Sept. 12, killing Cpl. Bryon Dickson and seriously wounding another trooper. Police said th
Founder of Safe and Sound and VPA Specialist, Michelle Gay, will present inspiring ideas and practical measures to make our schools safer for the Ohio Schools Council and the Greater Cleveland Superintendents Association. For more information or to register for the event call 216-447-3100 or 800-264-1326 x 6103 or click here If you would like to schedule Michelle Gay to present at your organizations or event contact the VPA at firstname.lastname@example.org. #michellegay #passedevents #
Illustration by Peter Oumanski for TIME Totally. Here's why First of all, understand that “meditation” is a catchall term for a lot of different mental activities, many of which have nothing to do with sitting cross-legged on the floor and saying om. “There are thousands of different types of meditation,” says Dr. Andrew Newberg, a neuroscientist at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and author of Words Can Change Your Brain. But while meditative practices come in all shape
Exposure to violence in the workplace can lead to serious consequences for health sector employees say Stéphane Guay and Nathalie Lanctôt of the Institut universitaire de santé mentale and the University of Montreal, who studied this issue in a systematic review of the literature. "This sector is particularly prone to violence since health personnel are 16 times more likely to be victims of or witnesses to acts of violence compared to other public service personnel," explains
Intelligence is a work in progress. Maximize yours with these simple habits. By Jessica Stillman Originally published by Time October 10, 2014 Recommended by VPA Specialist Kari Halvorson You might be under the impression that intelligence is a fixed quantity set when you are young and unchanging thereafter. But research shows that you’re wrong. How we approach situationsand the things we do to feed our brains can significantlyimprove our mental horsepower. Read here #gotfort
Psychologists say news coverage of the most recent fence-jumper will inspire copycats. By Michael Gaynor First Published by the Washingtonian October 1, 2014 Photo: Wikipedia When it comes to assassination attempts, how much information is too much? Flooded by stories and reports of the White House fence-jumper, plus new information about the shots fired across the South Lawn in 2011, some psychologists say that media saturation of this political violence could spur more. J.