Bringing Sexual Abuse to Light

Abuse should not be taken lightly. With the conviction and imprisonment of Larry Nassar, we see actual consequences being served for those who have participated in these despicable actions. To our readers who have experienced sexual assault/abuse, we hope you are able to work and move past your trauma. We…

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Living in an Abusive Situation- Making a Personal Safety Plan

If you (or someone that you know) is living in an explosive, abusive situation, a plan for personal safety is important. The Montgomery County Texas Sheriff Department has an excellent checklist that applies to various stages of the situation. First of all, it is important to know what to do if violence…

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Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect in Texas

There are two ways to report child abuse or neglect in Texas.   The Texas Abuse Hotline is available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, nationwide.  The phone number is 800-252-5400.  This line can be used for emergency as well as non-emergency reports. There is also a Internet…

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