Child Abuse and Neglect

Tori Sweigard

What kind of act is considered to be child abuse?

  • Any act of commission or omission by a parent or caregiver that results in harm, potential for harm, or threat of harm to a child.

effects of child abuse

Long lasting effects

Besides the variety of physical damage, there is also guilt and self-blame, flashbacks, nightmares, insomnia, fear of things that associated with the abuse, self-esteem issues, sexual dysfunction, chronic pain, addiction, self-injury, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and several more

Child abuse is preventable!!