Adverse Outcomes for Abuse Victims
Monday 09 Jul, 2012
Victims of child abuse are more likely to grow up to smoke, abuse drugs and alcohol, experience rape and commit suicide according to a child expert quoted in The Courier Mail.
Pediatrician and child protection adviser Dr Kerry Sullivan, said that the adverse physical and mental health outcomes of child abuse victims highlight the need for the early detection of abuse, efficient interventions and effective treatment services.
to read the newspaper article.
The Children's Protection Society offers a comprehensive range of programs including Family Services, Father's Support Services, Child FIRST North East Metro and a Sexual Abuse Counselling and Prevention Program. Our organisation services the north and west regions of Melbourne, Victoria.