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Alzheimer's Caregivers: Need Professional Advice This Very Instant?

Marie Marley | Posted 11.12.2016 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's can be extremely difficult. If you reach the end of your rope and need advice on the spot, two organizations have helplines you can easily access: the Alzheimer's Association and the Alzheimer's Foundation of America.

Rock Hudson: The Shot Heard 'Round the World

Bruce Ward | Posted 10.06.2016 | Queer Voices
Bruce Ward

The shock of this revelation was many-fold: AIDS was considered to be a gay disease, and here was the fantasy he-man -- a likable, non-threatening Hollywood action figure, admired by men and lusted after by women, proclaiming that he was gay.

Radio Waves: Beats in Space (Video) | Posted 02.17.2015 | Arts

The world was a different place in 1999. New York was a different place. But one constant in the city has been Beats in Space, Tim Sweeney's weekly mix of eclectic house, disco, hip-hop, techno and dance floor friendly anthems, broadcast through WNYU.

Domestic Violence 101 and UROK Survival Kit

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 11.18.2014 | Women
Tanya Young Williams

Now that we, the advocates for domestic violence awareness and eradication, have the country's attention, it is important to expand the conversation from mere awareness to include education.

How One Man Helps Others Suffering From Mental Illness

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 08.21.2014 | Healthy Living

One man's struggles with bipolar disorder inspired him to help others suffering from mental illness -- by finding a way to connect with them directly....

Reaching Out to Vets in a New/Old Way

Shad Meshad | Posted 09.22.2013 | Impact
Shad Meshad

I never know who's going to be on the other end of the line or what the situation might be. That's the nature of a crisis hotline. Every time, you pick up a call, a life could hang on your response.

E-Day in New York

Eric T. Schneiderman | Posted 01.05.2013 | New York
Eric T. Schneiderman

The right to vote is one of our nation's most important civil rights. Even in these difficult times, I know that New Yorkers will overcome barriers both old and new to have their voices heard.

My Confession and How to Protect Your Child from Pedophiles like Sandusky

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 08.24.2012 | Crime
Tanya Young Williams

For over the past two years, I have been an outspoken advocate in the fight against domestic violence. Only now, am I publicly sharing my truths of being sexually abused, by a much older relative, when I was a child.

Swearing Hotline Lets Callers Unleash The Fury

Reuters | Posted 09.24.2012 | World

By Chris Cottrell BERLIN (Reuters) - Two German entrepreneurs have devised a way for passive-aggressive citizens to blow off some steam...

ICE Launches Hotline For Detained Undocumented Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Cindy Y. Rodriguez | Posted 01.04.2012 | Latino Voices

At a time when states such as Alabama and Arizona push for tougher immigration laws, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has launched a hot...

Country's First 24-Hour Hotline For Undocumented Immigrant Launches

Posted 11.19.2011 | Chicago

The nation's first 24-hour hotline for undocumented immigrants seeking information about deportation went live in Chicago Monday. The legal aid hot...

Is Mitt Romney in Trouble in Michigan?

Susan J. Demas | Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics
Susan J. Demas

There are signs of trouble in Romneyland, starting right here in his home state of Michigan -- a state critical to both his primary and general election strategies.

Sending A Lifeline: Hawaii Asks Public To Report Homelessness Via Hotlines

Posted 06.27.2011 | Impact

There are dedicated phone numbers to report a wide variety of social problems -- such as animal cruelty, domestic violence, and child abuse, to name a...