Please Help is my friend in Trouble?
I am pretty sure my friend is abused :( *she comes to school w/ unexplained injuries (bruises, cuts, sratches etc.) she says she "fell" *she pays her own water ,electricity, groceries, plumbing etc. AS WELL as her parents!!! (she's 13!!) *She has a broken foot that she pays for medical treatment (bleeds when you step on it) *Her parents smoke BIG time and a HUGE burst always come out of the house when door opens. *There is always marks from a hand or belt on her face. *She always tells herself shes no good, worthless, bad or a mistake. PLEASE HELP!!! she's only 13 the only job she has is dog walking and she can barely keep up!!!! I am not kidding really help me please please please shes like my best friend!! thanks everyone for your support. I am calling now. they are going to investagate ?
Asked By: Angie-Chan - 7/14/2009
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Call your local child protective services. It should be under the state of.... Then, in alphabetical order... More
Answered By: Ann F - 7/14/2009
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Honey, talk to an adult you trust about this. There is help for this poor girl, but you need to let adults know. Your parents, other adults, someone at school you trust? There must be someone. If nothing else, call the police and talk to them about it.
Answered By: Lonely - 7/14/2009
dude!!!! your friends in like deep trouble! you gotta get help!! depending on your state, call one of these numbers on this website: http://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/reslist/rl_dsp.cfm?rs_id=5&rate_chno=11-11172 omg. i hope everything goes well...
Answered By: bevwearsprada - 7/14/2009
oh my god, thats horrible, you have to tell someone. talk to your parents and explain to them everything, like you just explained it here, and ask them for help. child abuse is illegal!!!
Answered By: Andrea - 7/14/2009
I am sure the school and the teachers have noticed these marks on your friend, but if your really very worried about it all, speak to your parents, they will know the best thing to do... More
Answered By: Billie - 7/14/2009
the same thing happened to my friend yes ur friend is being abused and really badly you should ask your friend just to be safe if she actully is you gott to go to a place for abused kids you shouldnt tell her that your going to a place for abused kids though cause i bet she dosnt want anyone knowing
Answered By: crzycool - 7/14/2009
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