Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

  • The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ended Domestic Violence Awareness Month by introducing new protections for domestic violence victims: http://bit.ly/bDXpdV
  • This survey found there is an alarming stigma surrounding individuals struggling with mental illnesses even though the public is now more knowledgeable than ever: http://lat.ms/b5FAuq
  • Perspectives on residency and homelessness in the Washington metro area: http://wapo.st/bP8ohK
  • International perspective: Find out how the U.S. Department of Justice supports Americans abroad who are victims of domestic violence. http://bit.ly/cRcY2k
  • Slow economic growth could mean more unemployment trouble: http://bit.ly/arUCVq

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