A staggering 12 million children in the US find themselves exposed to cyber risks, encompassing various online threats such as cyberbullying, online predators, and exposure to inappropriate content. This digital vulnerability puts their mental health, emotional stability, and personal development at risk, making it an urgent problem that demands attention and proactive measures.
Beyond the digital realm, 9.2 million child hospitalizations and 7500 child fatalities occur annually in the U.S. These figures shed light on the critical health issues children face, highlighting the need for injury prevention programs and proactive safety measures in various environments where children spend their time.
Safetykay aims to minimize risks for children by teaching them essential safety skills for various environments, including home, school, and the online world. By addressing the pressing safety concerns, SafetyKay equips children with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate the world safely. Through interactive and engaging content, SafetyKay empowers children to recognize and respond to appropriately to dangerous situations, safeguarding their mental health, emotional well-being, and personal development.
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