Holiday Gift safety ideas for employees

Practical Holiday Gift Guide 2019

Often, the holidays can create pressure on shoppers who want to find the perfect gift. This sometimes translates into buying gifts that people don’t really need and/or want. This holiday season, try buying some of these must-have holiday gift guide and items that are practical – and downright fun. This holiday gift guide is organized…

thanksgiving 2019

Silent Beacon Celebrates Thanksgiving at The Children’s Inn at NIH

This year, Silent Beacon celebrates Thanksgiving 2019 at the The Children’s Inn at NIH in Bethesda, Maryland. According to the Inn’s website, “The Children’s Inn at NIH is a residential ‘Place Like Home’ for families with children participating in leading-edge research studies at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. The NIH Clinical…

personal safety tips for therapists

Personal Safety Tips for Therapists

As a therapist, you have access to private and personal information about your patients, many of whom may suffer from mental illness. And while some therapy sessions take place in group sessions. There are many professionals who counsel individuals one-on-one. That means you’re spending countless hours alone with patients. Unfortunately, “between 35%  and 40% of…

domestic violence safety tips

Domestic Violence Prevention Tips

Domestic violence: An unspeakable horror, yet a reality for far too many people today. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), twenty people are abused every minute by an intimate partner. “During one year, this equates to more than ten million women and men.” Some people think that violence happens to “other” people…

Stranger safety tips

Stranger Safety Tips

With the advent of technology and apps, we enjoy convenience, efficiency and connectedness like never before. We can swipe, scan, and ask Alexa to pay for our gas, groceries and gifts. Or, we can connect with friends, family, and soon-to-be significant others through Facebook, dating apps, and Instagram. While having this instant connection at our…