What is a Safety Plan
Every individual in an abusive relationship needs a safety plan. Shelters and crisis counselors have been urging safety plans for years, and police departments, victim services, hospitals, and courts have adopted this strategy. Safety plans should be individualized -for example, taking account of age, marital status, whether children are involved, geographic location, and resources available – but still contain common elements.
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If you suspect a child is being abused, whether it’s online, in the schoolyard, during after school activities, or while in the care of another, reach out to the Childhelp hotline. You can make a tremendous difference in the life of an abused child just by seeking support from our professional crisis counselors. Call Childhelp at 1-800-4-A-Child (1-800-422-4453).