Handle with Care: Ohio

Why are these Children in Danger?


  • Parental behavior under the influence: poor judgment, confusion, irritability, paranoia, violence
  • Inadequate supervision
  • Inconsistent parenting
  • Chronic neglect
  • Chaotic home life
  • Exposure to second-hand smoke
  • Accidental ingestion of drug
  • Household may lack food, water, utilities
  • Children may lack medical care, dental care, immunizations
  • Greater risk of abuse
  • Greater risk of sexual abuse if parent has multiple partners