Preventing Institutional Child Abuse

What is Institutional Child Abuse? From a young age, children are taught to respect adults and authority figures, especially those who are responsible for a child’s health and safety. What happens when these trusted adults use their power to take advantage of...

EndCAN’s Statement on COVID-19

EndCAN recognizes that the trauma of the COVID-19 pandemic – like an incident of child abuse or neglect – can have a long-lasting impact on individuals and families. Isolation and separation so prevalent in the pandemic create heightened risk for abuse. Children...

Healing From Childhood Abuse: Is It Possible?

It seems like a simple question. Our bodies can usually heal from broken bones and torn ligaments if appropriately treated. Does the same ring true for survivors of childhood abuse? The answer depends on many factors. Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are known to...

Child Abuse Survivors: You’re Not Alone

Sharing Stories of Abuse Can Help It’s easy to understand how a survivor of child abuse and neglect could feel alone. It’s not a subject that’s talked about often. Unless a survivor has read or heard others’ stories, they are likely to suffer in silence.  Sharing your...