While statistics on rape and child sexual abuse are high, no one knows the true cost of these crimes because they are also more likely than other crimes to go unreported. Here are some government statistics that show the gravity of the problem and why it is so important for CrossRoads to exist. Your health … Continue reading You are not alone
Mandatory Reporting Requirements in North Carolina Frequently Asked Questions 1. Who has a duty to report? A person generally has no obligation to report evidence of a crime. There may be strong practical and moral reasons to report a crime, but that’s not the same as a legal duty. However, there are certain situations in … Continue reading Mandatory Reporting
Finding out that your child or a child you know and care about has been sexually abused can feel like the world is falling apart. It is important for adults to know the signs of child sexual abuse and how to properly respond, so that we can provide children with the help that they need … Continue reading What To Do If A Child Discloses Sexual Abuse
The DOs and DO NOTs DO call 911 if you are unsafe. If you are in a safe environment, call the CrossRoads 24/7 crisis hotline at 336-228-0360, where you can receive free, confidential assistance with appropriate crisis and emergency information. We can also accompany you to the hospital or to the police. DO consider seeking … Continue reading What To Do in the Case of a Sexual Assault
Rape Crisis: *Always call 911 if you are currently unsafe* 24/7 CrossRoads Crisis Hotline: 336-228-0360 CrossRoads Burlington Office (non crisis): 336-228-0813 CrossRoads Caswell Office (non-crisis): 336-264-9734 Elon University Confidential SAFEline: 336-278-3333 Hospital: Alamance Regional Medical Center: 336-538-7000 Moses Cone Hospital, Greensboro: 336-832-7000 Women’s Hospital, Greensboro: 336-832-6521 Police: *In case of emergency anywhere, call 911* Alamance … Continue reading Who To Call for Help
Safehorizon.org is a great resource for victims of violence. Below is an excerpt from their post on the topic:
You can become aware of child abuse by recognizing the signs. Here are 10 signs that can help.