Alabama's First Lady Says Child Abuse Hampers Homes & Economy

It's a growing problem that's hampering our homes and our economy.

We are talking about child abuse, and Tuesday, Alabama's First Lady Patsy Riley joined forces with the State Department and the University of Alabama to take a stand.

New studies show child abuse is costing Alabama taxpayers more than $500,000,000.

But new efforts like the parenting assistance line is helping parents cope through the stresses of raising children.

If you are interested in using the PALS Line, you can call 1-866-962-3030.