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Additional Resources

Many statistics, relevant information and received reports come through the National Human Trafficking Hotline and Polaris Be Free Textline.12 The organization is partially funded by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and operated by Polaris, a non-profit agency. Hotline (1-888-373-7888). HHS reports that 240,000 to 325,000 children are at risk for sexual exploitation. According to the Reclaim 611 organization, founded in 2017 as a non-profit site to assist in ending human trafficking, there are 5,534 hospitals in the United States and less than 5% are trained to recognize human trafficking victims.30,31