Media Advisory: Shaq, Betty White, Buckcherry team up to offer hope to abused children

When three powerhouses in the sports, entertainment and rock industry get together for a cause – you know it’s an important message. Basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal, the “most influential celebrity” Betty White and Grammy-nominated rock band Buckcherry all “got in the game” to film a Public Service Announcement for national nonprofit Childhelp. Read More »

Abuse Prevention Education in Schools

How do the experiences and perceptions of today’s students differ from those of previous decades, and how can we communicate the truth to them about tough subjects like bullying and physical, emotional and sexual abuse? Read More »

Stress Prevention?

Is it really possible to prevent stress? According to the National Health Interview Survey about 75% of the general population experiences “some stress” every two weeks, and half of those say their stress level is moderate or high during the same two week period. Read More »


It takes courage to love a child even with he or she does things that inconvenience, stress or hurt us. Read More »

Team Childhelp - Different Roles to Play

Each one of us has different interests, skills, passions, goals, etc. That’s what makes this world such an exciting place to live and getting to know each person a bit of an adventure. Read More »

1-800-4-A-CHILD: What to expect when you call

For almost 30 years, Childhelp’s National Child Abuse Hotline has helped connect individuals with the information or people they need as they confront child abuse in their lives, whether they are a child, parent, teacher or a concerned school administrator. Read More »

Shaq, Betty White and Buckcherry Come Together for Hope - Upcoming PSA

Shaquille O’Neal, Betty White and Buckcherry. What do they have in common? They are all being featured in an upcoming PSA for Childhelp! Read More »

Booboo & Fivel Stewart’s Childhelp Benefit Concerts

The Booboo & Fivel Concerts to End Child Abuse in Tustin, CA and Tempe, AZ on August 12 and 13, respectively, sent a powerful message to young people all over the country — they have the power to fight child abuse. Read More »

Together - Ending the Cycle of abuse

As Maureen Basenberg, director of ChildHelp Children’s Center of Arizona has said in a recent interview, “To know the extent of it and to really own that within our society, you really have to open up a piece of your soul Read More »

Digging Yourself into a Hole to Feel Better

It is always nice to have what you knew by intuition proven correct by science. Scientists at Bristol University have shown that a bacteria found in the soil activated a group of neurons in test mice that produce the brain chemical serotonin. Read More »

The Adoption Poem

Once there were two women who never knew each other, One – you do not remember, the other you call mother. Two different lives shaped to make yours, Read More »

Counseling: The beginning of the healing process

With the prominence of abuse in the United States, it’s clear that the problem must be approached on multiple fronts. That is why at Childhelp we’re committed to advocating for children through prevention and intervention education, providing treatment services and legal advocacy. Read More »

10 Ways to Help Out a Stressed Parent

We all experience stress at different times in our lives, and during those times it tends to have an effect on our families and the people closest to us. However, for parents especially, it’s important to learn to handle stress effectively because the people closest to us are often our children. Read More »

How much should parents monitor their child’s online activities?

While there are many opinions on this topic, truthfully, no one but you can answer this question. As a parent, it’s important to consider your child’s safety, responsibility and privacy on the Internet, but it can be difficult to know how to go about it. Read More »

How to avoid bullying and predators online

Today, for many children and most teenagers, going online is a normal part of everyday life. In fact, if you asked your teen whether they would rather give up television or internet, they’d probably willfully let go of the TV. Read More »

How to Protect Your Privacy on Facebook

Keep yourself and your children safe on Facebook with this helpful guide. Read More »

Safe Online Tools for Kids

Do your kids spend time online to do their homework? Navigating to safe and helpful websites can sometimes be difficult for kids and parents alike. We’ve compiled some of our favorite sites below and included a little info about why they made the list. Read More »

Childhelp and Barrett-Jackson’s “Drive the Dream Gala"a Showstopper

The Childhelp & Barrett-Jackson Drive the Dream Gala was a showstopper. It had it all, from American Idol Season 9 finalist Casey James entertaining and some deserving Childhelp supporters honored, to a plethora of live auction items scooped up by generous donors, and a brave, young woman sharing how Childhelp set her life on the right path. It was a heartwarming affair! Read More »

Immersed Online - Internet Safety Tips for Parents of High School Kids

Like many middle school kids, teens in high school are living a large portion of their lives on the internet. They might collaborate on school projects online, gather information for term papers and research college options all in one afternoon—all the while toggling back and forth to Facebook and YouTube to stay connected to friends. Read More »

Setting online boundaries for middle school kids

Did you know that in a 2009 study, 77% of 8- to 15-year-olds said they’d rather give up TV than give up the internet. However in the Norton Online Living Report, 1 in 5 children ages 8 to 17 said they do things online that their parents would not approve of. Read More »

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