Tag: abused children

Dramatic study reveals economic impact of child abuse

By ESTEVAN MEDRANO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Award-winning economist Ray Perryman Ph. D was on South Padre Island Nov. 7 to present a staggering new study regarding the national economic effects of child abuse as part of the Child Abuse Conference at the Isla Grande Beach Resort. The Perryman Group pegged child maltreatment as a …

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Blue Sunday aims to brighten abused children’s Christmas

By ESTEVAN MEDRANO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The Blue Sunday Child Abuse Prevention Initiative has been effective in helping communities meet the unique needs of young victims of abuse in South Texas for 20 years, hosting a number of programs year ‘round in collaboration with Child Protective Services. Blue Sunday has an international reach, but …

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