April is designated as abuse prevention month for the state of Texas. Therefore, the majority of posts for this month will orbit around childhood abuse and the effects of such abuse. I pray that our world can come to a place where no child is ever abused again!
Effects of abuse, part 1
By Paul Irby Special to the Abilenian
Posted December 3, 2008 at 11:21 a.m.
It seems the sexual abuse of children is an epidemic in our society. This evil respects no boundaries of gender, race, ethnicity or socioeconomic status. The Mental Health Association of Abilene recognizes thousands of people in the Big Country have been impacted by this epidemic. Therefore, executive director Kirk Hancock has commissioned the penning of six articles over the course of six months for the purpose of educating the general public regarding the potential developmental impacts of sexual abuse on its…
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