From Us to You

THANK YOU, dear readers, for visiting our site and supporting us with your comments and views. While Shine Foundation’s online community started only a month ago, we’ve received a warm welcome from everyone. We hope you continue to journey with us as we grow as an organization.  Please don’t forget that this organization was created […]

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The Monument Quilt in NYC

“The Monument Quilt” is an ongoing project dedicated to honoring rape victims. It will be on display tomorrow at the Queens Museum from 3pm to 8pm, with remarks from artists, local participants, and spoken word performers.  If you’re in the New York City area, be sure to drop by and see the Monument Quilt. As […]

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Suicide and Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Association

Intimate partner violence (IPV) and suicide are suspected to have a strong association.  Please note: “association” does not signify a causal relationship.  Suicide in survivors of IPV may result from several risk factors.  Intimate partner violence describes physical, sexual, or psychological harm by a current or former partner or spouse (CDC).  Domestic violence is often […]

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Suicide Facts

Formal Definition: Death caused by self-directed injurious behavior with any intent to die as a result of the behavior (CDC) Suicide is the 11th leading cause of death among Americans.  An estimated 32,000 people take their own lives each year.  Even more people attempt suicide (CDC, Veto Violence) There is 1 suicide for every 25 […]

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