State advertises abuse hotline

By Alex Davis | adavis@wcia.com

Published 09/24 2013 12:44PM

Updated 09/24 2013 12:47PM

SPRINGFIELD -- The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is launching a new effort to help stop child abuse and neglect in the state. DCFS started its "You are not Alone" campaign.

Experts say one in five children is abused or neglected before they turn 18. 70% of that abuse goes unreported.

If you or someone you know needs help, call 1 (800) 252 - 2873.

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