Children/Teens: The Forgotten Victims

Children who witness abuse display the same emotional responses as children who have been physically and emotionally abused.

  • Fear/anxiety/depression
  • Substance abuse
  • Delinquency
  • Eating disorders
  • Sleep problems
  • Acting out/temper tantrums/withdrawing
  • Poor academic performance
  • Low self esteem
  • Overachiever/underachiever
  • Fighting
  • Suicide/thoughts or attempts

Support groups and individual counseling are available with the Child/Teen Advocate.  Information and referrel to appropriate agencies if necessary. 

 During the day call 906-774-1337 for an appointment or to speak to an advocate.  If it’s an emergency please call 911.  If you need to talk to someone during the evening, night, or weekend call 906-774-1112 or 1-800-392-7839.