With the increased stress, confinement, and economic uncertainty that has come with COVID-19, child abuse experts are concerned abuse at home may increase and go unreported. Moira O'Neill is the director of New Hampshire's Office of the Child Advocate. She says that with schools closed, many children have lost their safety net, and that we all should be thinking about that.
O'Neill spoke with NHPR's Peter Biello about her concerns, and about what the public can do to help.
Editor’s note: This transcript has been lightly edited for clarity.