What is child abuse?
Child abuse is the physical maltreatment or sexual molestation of a child.
Child abuse can also come in many other forms today.
Bullying and cyberbullying has opened a new emotional form of abuse that children are exposed to that can leave long-term scars that are not always physical.
As a parent, caregiver or anyone in a community, we should be aware of the signs of child abuse and learn about prevention and awareness.
To learn more visit the following sites:
The Childhelp Hotline – for abuse
Cyberbullying.us – for online abuse
Stopbullying.gov – for bullying
Take the time this month to become more alert and aware of how you could potentially help a child.