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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This is a time for communities, families, and individuals to increase awareness and provide support to families to prevent child abuse and neglect.In 2020:•The Texas Department of Family & Protective Services confirmed 68,517 victims of child abuse and neglect.•38 of those victims were in Dawson County.Child abuse and neglect is an ongoing epidemic that has a lasting negative impact on the victims, our society, and our economy.There are four basic types of child abuse: neglect, physical, emotional, and sexual abuse. Children being abused are likely to experience more than one type.Child abuse is ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

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Lamesa, TX 79331