Valentine Midland News

Explore the underlying cause of domestic violence during Mental Health Awareness month

Often people who do not understand the dynamics of violence in a relationship are quick to say, “I would just leave” or “I would never put up with that” or “How would anyone put up with being verbally put down, threatened, hit, or even not allowed to see family.” The issue is much deeper than just leaving. Behavior patterns have been developed slowly with years of abuse. This is sometimes called the Stockholm syndrome which is a psychological response.

COVID-19 update from NCDHD

North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) was made aware of a positive COVID-19 case in Knox County. The resident contracted the illness through direct contact with a positive case. The case is in quarantine. All close contacts have been identified and are in quarantine. Through investigation, it has been determined there is low risk to the communities in Knox County from this case.

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