For inmates that are mentally ill, certain things about prison life can actually worsen their mental illness and reformers are calling for changes, specifically changes in regards to how mentally ill prisoners are punished with the prison itself.
Youth Group Resources: Most of us can relate to dropping something on a foot, stubbing a toe or maybe hitting a thumb with a hammer. But how about shooting a nail into your head…and not realizing it?
Youth Ministry Lessons: It is estimated that 30% to 50% of the population snores. One hotel chain is doing everything it can to help ease the snoring for its guests as well as ease the noise for travelers who fall in the “no snoring” category.
Youth Group Lessons: In a recent study looking at teenage girls and boys from vulnerable backgrounds, the results showed one thing: emotional and sexual abuse is so common that those abused don’t even consider it a crime.
As obesity rates keep rising, it seems like everyone has an opinion on what the average American should be eating, how much they should be eating and when they should be eating it.
Youth Ministry Lessons: If teens in the state of California desire a golden-bronze tan, then natural is the only way as the Governor recently signed into law a bill that would ban children under the age of 18 from tanning in a tanning salon.
Youth Group Lessons: We can all be picky eaters at times, but when a young girl recently collapsed at work and was taken to the hospital, doctors finally diagnosed her health ailments: nothing but nuggets has consequences.
Youth Group Lessons: It’s no secret that Americans like their sugar. What is more surprising, however, is just how much of the sugar consumed by most American teenagers come from what they drink.