April is Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness Month. Esperanza House, a United Way agency, wants you to know that it is available to assist any sexual assault or child abuse victims.Â The nonprofit has been in Roswell since 1992.
â€œA lot of people arenâ€™t familiar with sexual assault,â€ Michael Turner, Esperanza House executive director, said.Â â€œThere are ways of preventing it. We encourage everybody to learn more about it.â€
Turner said Esperanza House treats about 50 sexual assault cases every year. He said statistically thatâ€™s only a fraction of the possible 500 unreported cases that happen annually.
â€œOnly one in 10 sexual assaults is reported.Â The key is to report it â€” Login to read more