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The Children´s Advocacy Center
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CAC-The Mental Health Referral ProgramThe Plymouth County Children´s Advocacy Center´s (CAC) mental health referral program assists children and families in the healing process. The program is critical to helping children and families receive appropriate services in the community.
Research has shown that providing intervention and therapy immediately after the abuse is disclosed may reduce the severity and duration of trauma related reactions. Services are available in several languages.
Impact of Abuse on Children:Children who have been abused may experience some symptoms associated with trauma including: flashbacks, sleep disturbances (nightmares), irritability, depression, suicidal ideation, delusions, hallucinations, behavior problems, school and learning problems, and low self-esteem.
Plymouth County District Attorney´s Office
32 Belmont Street
Brockton, MA 02301