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Episode #1516
November 30th, 2022
Toxic Holidays
This time of year may be festive for most people, but it is also painful and toxic to many. For those people, the holidays bring on the specter of violence, and the pandemic has only made it worse: a struggling economy, an increase in illness and disease, and mental health issues that are increasing at an alarming rate. These are all major factors in dysfunctional homes, and sadly, contribute to an increase in suicide as a way out. Steve Simpson remembers toxic holidays. He doesn’t think about them as often as he used to, but he remembers them. Simpson wants to help child abuse victims, like himself, find help and hope this holiday season -- just in time for National Runaway Prevention Month (November) -- and throughout the year. He has been featured on national media including CNN, FOX News, ABC News, CBS News, Montel Williams, Sally Jesse Raphael, Gordon Elliot, Ricki Lake, Maury Povich, NBC Network News, The Joe Franklin Show, and Geraldo.
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