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Spring into Action by Supporting SAFEchild

In Domestic Violence by Jennifer Bordeaux

April is here and Spring has sprung! Although we all may be walking around with pollen-induced sniffles, the promise of warm weather, vibrant blooms and Cadbury eggs (with the assistance of antihistamines) fills the air with excitement and rejuvenation. It’s time to come out of hibernation, get outside and get involved. A great way to get involved is through a local organization in your community. Don’t know which organization to devote your time? No worries, I’ve got you covered. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Children’s Bureau, April has been proclaimed National Child Abuse Prevention Month since 1983. We often overlook the occurrence and severity of child abuse unless we’ve had a direct connection to it, but, in 2015, an estimated 683,000 children were found as …