Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline: 855-OH-CHILD

Knowing The Risks

Jun 26, 2018

You have the power to help a child.

Child abuse is defined as when an individual does something that causes harm to a child. This harm can take the form of physical or mental injury,  sexual abuse,  exploitation or neglect.  Neglect occurs when a caretaker fails to provide for a child’s basic emotional or physical needs – including food,  clothing shelter, education, supervision or medical care. All of us in the community can help identify and prevent child abuse.But making a difference starts with:

Knowing the Risks

Southwest Ohio has a higher prevalence statewide of substance abuse and family violence.