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A new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal has reported "robust associations" between child physical and sexual abuse and mental conditions including disorders, suicidal ideation and suicide attempts. The first nationally representative study of its kind, the findings "highlight the urgent need to make prevention of child abuse a priority in Canada". Lead author Tracie Afifi of the University of Manitoba, joined by co-authors including McMaster University's Harriet

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CBC Hamilton recently featured a 5-part series dealing with children, poverty, and mental health, including a featured look at the needs of immigrant and refugee children. The Community Child Abuse Council's OASIS Program was featured - click this link for the full article: CBC Hamilton

CCAC Logo no textThe Council gratefully acknowledges several recent donations in support of our programs and services...

A generous supporting grant in the amount of $10,000 was received from the Pioneer Energy Foundation in support of our trauma treatment programs. Pioneer Energy has a history of charitable giving in our community and is a valued philanthropic leader. Special thanks to David MacFarlane and Murray Hogarth for their efforts in support of children's charities in Ontario. We are also grateful for a

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Rotary Hamilton AM

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Please join us on Sunday, January 1, 2012 at 12 noon at Hutch's on Van Wagner's Beach for the 1st Annual CAPPY Polar Bear Dip! 100% of funds raised will go directly to helping make a difference in a child's life.

Register to be a Dipper and collect pledges for the Community Child Abuse Council of Canada. Your courage will help to raise awareness and much needed funds for sexually abused children in our community. These kids are the future; let's help to make it a

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