A Word with Paige: June 2023

On Thursday, June 15, we will celebrate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. With around 5 million older people being abused, neglected, or taken advantage of every year, it’s a growing problem worldwide. To show my support and raise awareness, I will be wearing purple on this day. I encourage you to join me in spreading the word and standing against elder abuse. Together, we can make a difference.

A Word with Page: April 2023

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and it is essential to remember that child abuse and neglect can happen to any child in any community. As a community, we all have a role to play in preventing child abuse and helping raise healthy children.  The Centers for […]

Child Sexual Abuse: What to Know

by Janet Pace, Clinician, Faces of Hope Foundation It is estimated that one in four girls, and one in six boys will experience sexual abuse before the age of 18. Child sexual abuse is most often perpetrated by someone known and trusted by the child and the child’s family. Children with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Search for Similar Articles Idaho State recognizes National Sexual Assault Awareness Month BOISE, Idaho – The State of Idaho recognizes April as National Sexual Assault Awareness Month and remains dedicated to raising awareness about this crime. Any unwanted sexual contact is a sexual assault, and thousands are traumatically affected every year. Throughout April, numerous organizations […]

The Bystander Effect

The bystander effect: “inhibiting the influence of the presence of others on a person’s willingness to help someone in need”(Blagg, 2023).  Oftentimes when we think about stressful or urgent situations, we see ourselves as the individual who would be willing to intervene and lend a helping hand. But research has shown that even in an […]

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

What is it? Tuesday, March 21, 2023, marks the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. This day honors the 69 peaceful protestors of apartheid who were murdered on March 21, 1960, by police in Sharpeville, South Africa. The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination was subsequently established in 1966 by the […]

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

by Dusti, Clinical Director According to LoveisRespect.org, a national teen dating violence awareness campaign, 1 in 3 teens will experience teen dating violence before adulthood. Teen dating violence can happen in many forms, such as verbal aggression, psychological turmoil, and physical and sexual abuse toward a partner. Teens who are dating are being exposed to […]

Maggie Nichols—Athlete A is Coming to Boise

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 1, 2023 Boise, Idaho—Faces of Hope Foundation welcomes Maggie Nichols to Boise on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, for a luncheon at the Boise Centre. In January 2018, elite gymnast Maggie Nichols joined gymnasts Aly Raisman and McKayla Maroney to speak out about the sexual abuse she endured from USA Gymnastics team […]