Worth a Look: Child Abuse detection, prevention, and how to respond.
April is National Child Abuse month. We want to resource you with as many links as possible about child abuse: detection, prevention, and how to overcome it.
Child abuse under Alabama law is, "harm or threatened harm to a child's health or welfare which can occur through non accidental physical or mental injury; sexual abuse or attempted sexual abuse; sexual exploitation or attempted sexual exploitation.
Army One Source has given a comprehensive list of recognizing child abuse. Did you know that every ten seconds child abuse is reported?
If you suspect a child is being abused immediately call your local County Department of Human Resources or local police authority.
This is the State of Alabama county directory for reporting child abuse.
Resources for Overcoming Child Abuse
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline