Emotional Abuse: Not All Scars Are on the Outside

Posted  by  Idaho Youth Ranch on Apr 27, 2017 12:00:00 AM


We’ve told you about the 16,404 cases of child abuse reported in Idaho in its last count. You may know that in confirmed cases of abuse, most are neglect (74 percent) followed by physical abuse (21 percent) and sexual abuse (6 percent). However, there is no good measurement for the way some people tear down the spirits of children without ever laying a hand on them. We're talking about emotional and psychological abuse.