Q: A couple of months ago my niece told my daughters she was being abused by her Dad.
A week ago she attempted suicide and no one told the people caring for her about this. Im not sure what I can do I feel like if I call CPS or even the police my family may lie. This maybe her only chance to get help and I feel like they will try to discredit me.
If something happens to her and you did not report it, you will have to live with that. If you believe your daughters are being truthful and if you believe they will share what your niece told them with investigators, then I feel you have a duty to report the situation and let the chips fall where they may.
Arizona Child Abuse Hotline 1-888-SOS-CHILD (1-888-767-2445)
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