Signs of Child Abuse and Neglect
Some of abuse or neglect of a child include:
Overly passive or overly aggressive behavior
Staying away from or being afraid to go home
Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtLacking clean or appropriate clothes, food, or other basic necessities
Conduct Parents Display That May Indicate Child Abuse or Neglect
Berating, shaming, blaming, or rejecting the child
Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtRelying on the child for the parent's own emotional needs
Offering conflicting or unconvincing explanations of a child's physical injuries
Report Suspected Child Abuse
If an abusive event is in progress or you know or suspect someone abused, neglected, or exploited a child, call 911.
You may also:
Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtContact your . If you suspect a child is being abused, they can assess the situation and take appropriate action.
Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtCall the Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453) if:
You suspect abuse
You are a child abuse victim
You are a parent who needs help
Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtThe hotline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and operates in the United States, its territories, and Canada.
There are also some other resources available with information on how to handle a suspected child abuse and/or neglect situation:
The has information on how to:
Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtProtect a child’s safety
Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtPrevent child maltreatment
Report suspected abuse and neglect
The has contact information by state for reporting child abuse..Each state controls and operates its own child protective services. Visit your state’s health and human resources website for more information.
International Abductions in Progress
If your child has been abducted and is in danger of being taken outside of the U.S.:
Call 911 immediately.
If Your Child Has Been Abducted and Taken Overseas
Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtIf your child has been taken outside of the United States already:
Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtImmediately and .
to help. These include:
Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtLaw enforcement
Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtYour state’s center for missing children
Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtIf you fear your child is at risk of international parental abduction:
Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtEnroll your child in the . You will receive an alert if a passport is issued for your child.
Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtFollow these .
Contact for help and advice.
Learn about .includes any image of sexually explicit conduct involving a minor. A minor is anyone younger than 18.
Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtChild pornography can include:
Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtPhotographs
Computer-generated images or pictures
Reporting Child Pornography
To report child pornography, contact the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children:
Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtOnline at
By phone at 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678)
Child Pornography in the Mail
It is illegal to send child pornography through the U.S. Mail. For more information, visit the U.S. Postal Inspection Service's section on .
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Last Updated: November 17, 2020