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Sandusky trial nightmares | how to keep your kids safe from the abuse I experienced

The trial of Jerry Sandusky evokes nightmares for millions of people—including me. The details of Sandusky's manipulation, intimidation, and vile acts are sickening and familiar. My own "Jerry Sandusky" was a day camp counselor who abused and terrorized me when I was in the third grade. Read More »

Keeping Your Kids Safe on Facebook

Facebook is the most utilized social networking site world wide with more than 900 million users. The magic age for kids to be considered Facebook legal is 13. But of Facebook’s current users, an estimated 7.5 million are under the age of 13 and 5 million are under the age of 10. Read More »

Roseville Mother Officially Charged In 2-Year-Old Daughter’s Death

The Placer County District Attorney’s Office has officially filed charges against a Roseville mother in connection with the death of her 2-year-old daughter. Read More »

Karate instructor arrested for child molestation

A Valley karate instructor is accused of child molestation, and this isn't the first time he's been under investigation by police. Read More »

Lessons to be learned from the Sandusky Case

All eyes are on the Jerry Sandusky trial right now, watching every detail unfold as each witness takes the stand against him. Between the tragedy, stories of lost innocence and the drama of the court proceedings there are lessons for all of us to take forward in our lives to help prevent more Sandusky-type cases in the future. Read More »

Cyber-bullying: The victim

Cyber-bullying is an increasing issue among youth in today's society. We want to talk about what to do if you discover your child has been the victim of a cyber-bully. Read More »

Social Madness — A Chance to Win $10,000 to help end child abuse

Childhelp has a chance to have $10,000 donated to us, but we need your help! Join in the "Social Madness!" Read More »

4-Year-Old Phoenix Girl Dies After Brutal Abuse

A 4-year-old Phoenix girl who authorities said suffered extensive abuse at the hands of her mother and the mother's boyfriend has died, authorities said. Read More »

Call For Help No Matter What Language You Speak | Real Life Stories From The Hotline

A desperate father wanted to make a child abuse report but was finding it difficult as he could not speak or understand English. Read More »

The Advocacy Center In Action

While this was a busy night by any standard, the complexity of each investigation, sheer number of kids involved and the relentless pace of this night surpassed anything most of us have seen in a long time. Read More »

Child Sexual Abuse: Shine A Light and Let the Whole World See

Last month, a young man in my community was arrested on charges of child molestation. Countless concerns were voiced following his arrest from parents, youth, and even his friends.“But we know him and trust him.” Read More »

Real Life Stories From The Hotline

A mother called saying she had been making some terrible choices, losing her temper, and getting angry with her preschooler. She felt it escalating and really wanted to get help. Read More »

Jordin Sparks Gets M.A.D. About Child Abuse

American Idol winner Jordin Sparks visited the Childhelp Alice C. Tyler Village with Childhelp Co-Founders and other guests from Jordin’s I’m M.A.D. Are You? campaign. Read More »

Viewing Child Porn on the Web ‘legal’ in New York

Viewing child pornography online isn't a crime, the New York Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday in the case of a college professor whose work computer was found to have stored more than a hundred illegal images in its Web cache. Read More »

Get The Facts On Child Abuse

Share this powerful infographic about the impact of child abuse and neglect on our society. Read More »

How to talk to your kids about abuse

Talking about abuse can be a difficult subject to breach with children. However, like many important discussions, it’s not something to wait to talk about until it comes up on its own. Read More »

10 Ways You Can Prevent Child Abuse

Every day five children die because of abuse and neglect. At Childhelp, our goal is to see that number drop to ZERO. Here are ten ways you can help us do just that: Read More »

Real Life Stories From The Hotline

A concerned teacher called the Hotline for a consultation about a student in her class at school. The young child was autistic and non-verbal. Read More »

Childhelp National Day of Hope

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the first Wednesday of April is Childhelp National Day of Hope. On this day, we light a five-wick candle and remember the five children who die every day in the United States due to child abuse and neglect. Read More »

Capitol CAREaoke in DC

his year’s Capitol CAREaoke will feature recording artist and American Idol winner, Jordin Sparks and 10-year-old prodigy violinist, Brianna Kahane, as well as a variety of celebrities and television personalities. Read More »

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