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Our counselors are available 24/7 to answer questions, provide resources & support, and talk through difficult situations.
Report Child Abuse
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Experiencing and witnessing child abuse is scary. Our hotline can help you figure out how and where child abuse can be reported.
YOUR STORY COULD SAVE A LIFE.
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We can walk you through next steps whether you are experiencing abuse, have witnessed abuse, or have questions about how to cope and heal from abuse.
IF YOU BELIEVE THAT A CHILD IS IN IMMEDIATE DANGER, PLEASE CONTACT 911 FOR HELP.
YOUR SAFETY IS IMPORTANT!
If this is an emergency, dial 911.
People suffering from abuse can be in danger if they are caught viewing a website geared toward helping victims and survivors.
To quickly exit this page, click the Emergency Exit button (located either top right or bottom right of screen). When you click the top button or the bottom X, this website will close immediately and your web browser will open a more neutral site (i.e. Google, Facebook).
If you are afraid your internet, computer or mobile browser usage might be monitored, please use a safer computer at a friend’s house, local library, school, or work.
To delete internet history in Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer, hold down Ctrl-Shift-Delete. Select the boxes of information you wish to delete and click “Delete Browsing History.”
In Safari, click the gear icon in the upper right and select Reset Safari. Select the boxes of information you wish to delete and click “Reset.”
I’M A TEEN
HOW DO I HANDLE THIS?
Teens are the future. Your experiences make you unique, even the very tough ones. We’re here to help you find your way through it.
I’M A PARENT & LOVED ONE
WHERE DO I START?
Parenting grows you. It’s challenging, rewarding, and often overwhelming. We are here to help you in this journey.
I’M A SURVIVOR
HOW DO I HEAL?
Asking for help is a sign of strength. You are worthy of love and deserving of support. We can help you determine what the next steps could be in your healing process.
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The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline is proud to introduce the inaugural Youth Advisory Committee!
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