Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline: 855-OH-CHILD
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Every child should be able to grow up safe and healthy.
You can help create a better future for the children in your life.
When overwhelmed, take a break and focus on what's important.
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The Power To Keep Children Safe

Brought to you by the Southwest Ohio Regional Prevention Council, this initiative offers the education and resources needed to help advance the mission of the Ohio Children’s Trust Fund, helping to prevent child abuse and neglect by empowering our community through the support of healthy families and safe children.

Our Mission

The Power To Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect

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More than 1,750 children died in the U.S. from abuse and neglect in 2016.

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1 in 4 children have experienced abuse or neglect at some point in their lives

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Exposure to child abuse and neglect can cause toxic stress that can disrupt early brain development and harm the nervous and immune systems.

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There were 10,458 reports of child abuse or neglect and nearly 5,000 substantiated victims of child abuse or neglect in Southwest Ohio in 2016. Nationally about 676,000 children were victims of child abuse or neglect in 2016.

The Power To Build Healthy Families

Stable and supportive relationships and safe environments are essential to prevent child abuse and neglect.

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Be a nurturing caregiver

Children need to know that they are special, loved, and capable of following their dreams.

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Help yourself

When life is overwhelming, take a break and remember what’s important before interacting with your child.

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Keep calm

It can be upsetting and stressful to hear your baby cry for a prolonged period of time. Learn what to do if your baby won’t stop crying. Never shake a baby.

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Monitor media usage

Violent films, TV shows, and videos can be harmful to young children.

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