Child Abuse

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

It's a subject no one wants to talk about, but unfortunately the conversation is a necessary one.

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.  Statistics show 1 in 10 children will become victims of sexual abuse by the time they turn 18. Perhaps even more disturbing, more than 90% of those child abuse victims know the person hurting them. Shocking, horrifying and frankly very scary statistics. Cleary there was a need to adopt National Child Abuse Prevention Month, which President Reagan signed into law back in 1983. According to the U.S. Department of...