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September is National Suicide Awareness Month

Suicide has been the second leading cause of death among teenagers in the United States since 2012. While statistics like these are important, they provide little insight into understanding the signs and preventing suicide. Every September, we strive to bring attention to the signs that a child may be suicidal, … Continue reading

September is Baby Safety Month

Baby safety covers a lot of ground. If you want to read all about the ways to keep your baby safe, visit:

Let’s talk basics of babyproofing your house.
The best way to babyproof? Think like a baby! Get down low to the ground and see what they see. … Continue reading

Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke

On average, 39 children die from Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke, or heatstroke in a car, every year. Since 1998, 855 children have died due to Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke. `There are a few ways that this can happen, but over half of PVH fatalities occur when a caregiver forgets that their children are in the back seat. … Continue reading

Mental Illness is Not “In Your Head”

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in five American adults has one or more forms of mental illness. Additionally, one in 25 adults is living with a serious mental health condition that can have long-term or lifelong effects on their mental well-being. … Continue reading

COVID-19 procedures for the CAC

Our primary goal at the Child Advocacy Center of Niagara is to keep children and families safe. We continue this mission during the COVID-19 crisis. The Center remains open to provide support services to children and families. However, in-person appointments have been stopped with limited exceptions. … Continue reading

IMPORTANT Child Safety Product Recall Information

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled several products due to potential safety hazards for babies. To go directly to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recall pages for each item, click on the product name above each image. … Continue reading