Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

By Katelin Carroll
Staff Reporter 

Preventing Child Abuse With Davis House

Series: Davis House | Story 3

April 30, 2020

This week marks the end of Child Abuse Prevention Month, which means this is the fifth and final Davis House article.

Although Child Abuse Prevention Month is ending, the task of preventing child abuse does not.

Child abuse knows no race, social status or economic status. It reaches 1 out of 10 children before they turn 18 years old.

The abuser is usually someone your child knows, not a stranger they were taught to avoid. Abuse is so widespread and many cases often do not come to light.

Davis House believes prevention is the first and one of the most important steps in combating child ab...

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