Covid and the Rise of Child Abuse and Teen Suicide

A new study finds that the physical abuse of school-aged children tripled in 2020. As schools were closed across the nation, and children remained at home, the rate of child abuse rose significantly between the months of March to September of 2020.

The study focused upon data gathered from more than 39,000 children treated at nine pediatric trauma centers, and found that 2,064

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