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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September 1, 2015

This September, learn how you can support families battling childhood cancer.

Two Words that Can Save Lives: Look Again

June 2, 2014

You too can be a hero. Make sure you "look again" to ensure no children are left unattended in vehicles.

Help Prevent Child Abuse

April 3, 2014

Learn how you can help keep Georgia's children safe.

April is Child Abuse and Neglect Awareness Month

April 24, 2013

Georgia's Department of Human Services' Division of Family and Children Services receives a report of child abuse every 15 minutes. Understanding the prevalence of child abuse and its prevention are important steps to decreasing child abuse in our communities and across the state.

Amber Alert Technology Helps Bring Children Home

January 10, 2013

Amber Alerts have proven to play an important and effective part in returning abducted children safely to their families.

Responding to the Newtown Tragedy

December 17, 2012

Georgians grieve with and pray for the families and friends of those affected by Friday's senseless tragedy. Schools across the state have taken various approaches to assess and step up their safety and security.

Recognizing Concussions

August 23, 2012

Concussions are among the most common sport- and recreation-related injuries reported in children and adolescents, and aggregate concussion cases number some 3.9 million per year throughout the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates.