Thousands of people are abused and neglected each day, often by the people who are closest to them like family, friends, babysitters, neighbors, teachers, and coaches.
If you or someone you know is being abused or neglected, contact the Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline ONLINE
or by calling 1-800-422-4453. (press 1 to talk to a counselor)
The hotline counselors are available 365 days a year to help those who are worried about a situation of abuse or neglect. The call is free and anonymous. You can call this number if you live in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Guam or the US Virgin Islands.