Sexual Abuse

Engaging in sexual activities with a child, indecent exposure, or using a child to create pornography.

1 in 5 girls and 1 in 20 boys is a victim of child sexual abuse.

Kids show signs of sexual abuse in many ways, by withdrawing, through depression or lack of interest in school or activities, anxiety, resorting to drug abuse or delinquency, acting out inappropriate sexual behavior with toys or objects, nightmares, mood swings, changes in eating habits. If you have any reason to suspect that your child may have been exposed to abuse, seek expert advice.