Each State designates specific agencies to receive and investigate reports of suspected child abuse and neglect. This list, from the American Society for the Positive Care of Children, provides state-based numbers for reporting child abuse.
The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the U.S. and Canada, the hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who — through interpreters — provide assistance in over 170 languages.
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) and its various centers have developed and implemented a range of clinical treatments, mental health interventions, and other trauma-informed service approaches.
The NCTSN has compiled a list of sexual assault awareness resources for children, teens, parents and caregivers, educators, child welfare and juvenile justice professionals, and mental health providers.
The NCTSN has compiled a list of child abuse prevention resources for children and families, educators, advocates and policy makers, child welfare and juvenile justice professionals, and mental health providers.
Bullying, also known as peer victimization, is a deliberate and unsolicited action that occurs with the intent of inflicting social, emotional, physical, and/or psychological harm to someone who often is perceived as being less powerful. Learn more from NCTSN.