If a child shares that they are being
abused, please keep the following in mind:
approachable: ready to talk and listen
remain calm: may reaffirm child’s fears if you appear upset or angry
them you are glad they told you
make any promises
keep it a secret
appropriate help immediately
To report abuse, call one of the following:
Local law enforcement
National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-422-4453
Florida Department of Children & Families: 1-800-96-ABUSE (22873)
The MANicure MovementSM is an effort to help raise awareness of violence against children as a national health crisis. Your blue polished finger represents the 1 in 5 children that are abused in the United States before the age of 18.
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