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
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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
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
Young children need constant supervision, and we always want to know who is watching our children. But what happens when your reliable, fully vetted childcare is no longer available due to COVID-19? There are many risks specific to children during this pandemic, … Continue reading
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
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Protecting children – the most vulnerable among us – requires constant effort and can be challenging in even the best of times. Circumstances are rarely ideal, but we are facing something unpredictable. That makes our jobs even harder as parents, … Continue reading
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
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