The New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department helped share a message last night in Roswell.
At a rally, CYFD and CASA in Chaves County sought to end the cycle of child abuse.
KOB-TV described last night’s event as the department’s first child abuse rally, and the department planned on making it annual event.
CYFD county officer Matthew Rael calls this month Child Abuse Awareness Month.
New Mexico ranks sixth in the country in child abuse deaths.