Signs of Child Abuse and Neglect
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnSome of abuse or neglect of a child include:
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnUnexplained bruises
Overly passive or overly aggressive behavior
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnStaying away from or being afraid to go home
Lacking 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
Relying 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:
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnContact your . If you suspect a child is being abused, they can assess the situation and take appropriate action.
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnCall 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
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnThe hotline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and operates in the United States, its territories, and Canada.
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnThere 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:
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnProtect a child’s safety
Prevent child maltreatment
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnReport 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
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnIf your child has been abducted and is in danger of being taken outside of the U.S.:
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnCall 911 immediately.
If Your Child Has Been Abducted and Taken Overseas
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnIf your child has been taken outside of the United States already:
Immediately contact local law enforcement and .
to help. These include:
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnLaw enforcement
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnYour state’s center for missing children
If you fear your child is at risk of international parental abduction:
Enroll your child in the . You will receive an alert if a passport is issued for your child.
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnFollow these .
Contact the Office of Children’s Issues for help and advice.
Learn about .includes any image of sexually explicit conduct involving a minor. A minor is anyone younger than 18.
Child pornography can include:
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnPhotographs
Computer-generated images or pictures
Reporting Child Pornography
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnTo report child pornography, contact the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children:
By phone at 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678)
Child Pornography in the Mail
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnIt 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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Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnLast Updated: March 26, 2021