It's springtime in Mississippi. Birds are chirping, the sun is shining, and flower gardens are blooming vibrantly, delighting us with their beauty and disrupting us with their pollen. This month, Canopy Children’s Solutions (Canopy) is planting its own delightful, disruptive gardens across our state. In front of homes and businesses, flocks of blue pinwheels will dance in the wind, reminding us of the whimsy of childhood. These pinwheels are the official symbol of Child Abuse Awareness Month, placed intentionally to promote the importance of communities working together to raise awareness and ultimately end child abuse.
Autism Awareness and Child Abuse Prevention Awareness are both recognized in April and Canopy will be celebrating the important work we do with Autism and Child Abuse Prevention! The color blue represents support for both Autism and Child Abuse Prevention. …
The Burns family was referred to Canopy’s MYPAC program for help with their child age 7, and support for his younger siblings ages 5 and 4 back in 2017.
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. During the coronavirus pandemic, more than ever before, it is critical to be aware of the potential for child abuse.
January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. While many have heard of this crime, few know much about it. It affects people of every age, race, gender, and socioeconomic status, and it's here in Mississippi.
Accepting that the person you love is abusing you is difficult. Many victims don’t realize they are being abused until it is too late. February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month and knowing the facts is the best defense to keeping teens safe.
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and Canopy seeks to bring awareness to this devastating epidemic. Learn more about signs of abuse and what to do if you suspect a child is being abused. Don't let the silent cries of a child keep you from speaking up.