Know the signs of child abuse

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The Family Conservancy urges everyone to know the signs of child abuse. In 2012 more than 600,000 children were reportedly abused or neglected in the United States. You can help prevent suffering of children just by knowing the possible signs.

Possible signs:
Frequent bruises/injuries
Abrupt changes in behavior
Signs of neglect

How you can help:
Know the signs of possible abuse and neglect
Believe the child and report
Wear blue on April 11
Remember one person can make a difference
Report suspected abuse or neglect

To report child abuse or neglect, call:

In Missouri: 1-800-392-3738
In Kansas: 1-800-922-5330

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