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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Abuse & Violence

Preventing and Reporting Elder Abuse

January 29, 2013

Every day, older adults suffer from abuse, neglect and exploitation. All have devastating and life-threatening consequences yet go undetected, under-recognized and underreported.

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.

Preventing & Responding to Sexual Violence

September 27, 2012

A partnership between the Governor’s Office for Children and Families, the Georgia Department of Public Health and the Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault, the 2012 Georgia Symposium on Sexual Violence aims to educate Georgians about the best methods of prevention for and response to a widely unreported crime.

Child Bullying and Prevention

September 13, 2012

Bullying is a well-known act among children of all ages, and can happen at any grade with both genders. Learn how to recognize the signs of bullying and what you can do to help prevent it.

Department of Juvenile Justice Introduces TIP Line

August 17, 2012

The Department of Juvenile Justice has introduced an online TIP Line. Report dangerous, illegal and unethical activities at DJJ facilities here.

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