How Childhood Trauma Can Lead To Chronic Illness

How Childhood Trauma Can Lead To Chronic Illness

Traumatic experiences in general can trigger both mental and physical health issues in adults, but what about trauma that affects children? Research has shown how adverse childhood events, or (ACEs), can impact children with a variety of illnesses later on in life,...
GivingTuesday: The Gift That Keeps on Giving!

GivingTuesday: The Gift That Keeps on Giving!

The Children’s Advocacy Center of Hidalgo and Starr Counties (CACHS) celebrates Giving Tuesday with our Kick-off #UNSELFIE Campaign where we challenge others to give, share, and encourage giving back locally. Join millions around the world participating in the...
How You Can Help Prevent Sexual Abuse

How You Can Help Prevent Sexual Abuse

Preventing child sexual abuse begins with adults taking responsibility for protecting children. Know what to communicate to your child, behaviors to look out for, and steps to take to keep them safe.Body Parts & How Things WorkChildren with knowledge about healthy...
What to Say and Do if You Suspect Child Abuse

What to Say and Do if You Suspect Child Abuse

When children make the decision to tell an adult they have been abused, they are typically worried about what will take place. An adult’s response to a child’s disclosure is very critical. Kids need to know that breaking the silence about abuse is the right thing to...
How to Protect A Child From Abuse and Neglect

How to Protect A Child From Abuse and Neglect

Sexual abuse can happen to any child regardless of their race, socioeconomic group, religion, or culture. The world is a dangerous place, so it’s important that we recognize this ongoing crisis and try to prevent it as much as we possibly can.We can’t afford to lose...