• Conditions Treated

    Abuse: Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, Elder Abuse

    Child abuse is doing something or failing to do something that results in harm to a child or puts a child at risk of harm. Child abuse can be physical, sexual or emotional. Neglect, or not providing for a child’s needs, is also a form of abuse. For additional resources on child abuse, please visit the following:

    Domestic Violence

    Domestic violence is a type of abuse. It involves injuring someone, usually a spouse or partner, but it can also be a parent, child or other family member. Domestic violence is a serious problem. It is a common cause of injury. Victims may suffer physical injuries such as bruises or broken bones. They may suffer emotionally from depression, anxiety or social isolation. For additional resources on domestic violence, please visit the following:

    Elder Abuse

    Elder abuse is doing something or failing to do something that results in harm to an elderly person or puts a helpless older person at risk of harm. For additional resources on elder abuse, please visit the following:

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