Where to go for help

If you suspect a child is being abused, call the state Office of Children's Services, 800-478-4444, or police at 786-8900.

Parents looking for help or guidance can call 800-643-5437.

Alaska Cares, an outpatient clinic and children's advocacy center, lists resources on its Web site: www.providence.org/alaska/tchap/cares/default.htm.

For more on the Family Wellness Warriors Initiative, call 729-5440 or check its Web site at www.fwwi.org.