Changing a Child's Life

Child abuse and its impact

What is Child Abuse?

Neglect, physical violence, emotional violence, and sexual harassment are all counted as child abuse. A child may feel worthless, unloved, and unneeded for extended periods of time because of the abuse they've suffered.

Call Child Protective Services Hotline: 1-800-422-4453

How Can You Help?

If you suspect a child is being abused at home, you can call Child Protective Services. If you don't suspect anyone and would still like to contribute to the cause, donate to the many shelters as well as organizations spreading awareness. Scan the QR code above for more information on how to help.

Long Term Effect of Child Abuse

Neglect and abuse during youth can drastically affect a person. 80% of 21-year-olds who reported being a used as children have depression or other mental illness. On estimate, one third of adults a used in their youth will grow up to abuse their own kids.