Helpful Links

Please search below to find both answers to many of your questions
and links to help you learn more about child abuse and neglect.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Links

Child Maltreatment Prevention

Adolescent Health

Child Development

To contact the CDC call 1-800-CDC-INFO or email at

Teen Health

The Students’ Guide to Health

Blueprint for Suicide Prevention statement

Talking to Your Child About Sex

WebMD: Talking to Your Kids About Sex

U.S. News & World Report:Teaching Your Kids About Sex: Dos and Don’ts Talking to Your Child About Sex

Planned Parenthood: Talking to Your Kids About Sex and Sexuality

Talking to Your Child About Abuse

Resources for Parents and Caregivers from The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Other Links

One With Courage

Child Welfare Information Gateway: Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect: Signs and Symptoms

CyberTipline operated by NCMEC

Department of Health and Human Services – Montgomery County, MD

FBI’s Innocent Images National Initiative

Internet Safety

NetSmartz by NCMEC

Parent’s Guide to Internet Safety from the FBI Online Safety and Civility

Kids Online Safety

Maryland Patient Safety Website

The Maryland Tobacco Quitline

Kids Health

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC)

Parent Booklet on Non-Maternal Child Care and Children’s Development

Prevent Child Abuse America

Safe Haven – Giving Your Newborn a Future

SAMHSA’s National Mental Health Information Center

Self Esteem Shop

Workplace Support for Breastfeeding Moms: Everybody Wins

Children and Cell Phones from the Alabama Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers

National Child Traumatic Stress Network