April is National Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month

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Prevent Child Abuse

“It is important for communities to understand the vital role we all play in keeping Georgia’s children safe,” said DHS Commissioner Clyde Reese. “We must all do our part, whether it is through arranging an educational event in your community or encouraging conversations with neighbors on how to report or recognize abuse.”

Every 15 minutes, the Department receives a report of child abuse in Georgia. Understanding the prevalence of child abuse and how we can prevent it is an important step we can take now to shed light on this issue and prevent child abuse in our communities.  Georgia Department of Human Services