Child Abuse Reporting Laws for New Hampshire

State and Statute: New Hampshire, N.H. Rev. Stat. §§ 169-C:2 et seq.

What Is Reportable "Abuse": Physical, sexual, or psychological abuse or neglect. [169-C:3(II.)]

Mandatory Reporters: Includes any priest, minister, rabbi, therapist, teacher, school official, school counselor, social worker, day care worker, or other person having reason to suspect that a child has been abused or neglected. [169-C:29]

How and Where to Report: Orally via telephone to Department of Health and Human Services, followed by a written report within 48 hours if requested. [169-C:30]

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