Defenders For Children

Domestic Abuse &

Physical Abuse, Rape


Is This What Is Happening Behind Closed Doors?

Abuse is MEAN & UGLY! It needs to STOP!  


Research suggest about one-third of all individuals who were abused or neglected as children will subject their children to abuse.  The cycle of abuse can occur when children who either experienced maltreatment or witnessed violence between their parents or caregivers learn to use physical punishment as a means of parenting of their own children. Reference: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services


TALK TO SOMEONE - GET HELP -

PROTECT YOUR CHILDREN BEFORE IT IS TO LATE!



Talk to someone!  Domestic Abuse

National Domestic Violence Hotline

  1 800 799-Safe    http://www.thehotline.org/

Teen Dating Abuse: www.LoveIsRepect.org    Talk to someone anonymously through instant messaging and texting.   They offer trained counselors to guide you.


Applies to Adults & Teens:  

1 in 3 teens U.S. teens experience physical, sexual, or emotional abuse from a dating partner. Two-thirds of them will not report the abuse.  Knowledge is Power!  End relationship violence, learn the basic characteristics of a healthy relationship, such as respect, trust, and honest communication while also being aware of the warning signs of relationship abuse.

REAL LOVE IS KIND!


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