State concerned about fewer child-abuse calls (Montana)

April 7, 2020

A sharp decrease in the number of calls to Montana’s child abuse and neglect hotline has officials with the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services very concerned. Prior to the closure, the hotline was receiving about 765 calls per week. But since March 15, when the closure order went into effect, the number of calls made to the hotline has dropped to an average of 425 calls per week, according to the press release.

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