Resources

Awareness

ACE Study
"Bridging the gap between childhood trauma and negative consequences later in life”, the ACE Study is an ongoing collaboration between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Kaiser Permanente. It analyzes the relationship between childhood trauma and health and behavioral outcomes later in life.

Justice for Children
A national nonprofit organization of citizens concerned about children's rights and their protection from abuse.

MaleSurvivor
The National Organization on Male Sexual Victimization is committed to preventing, healing and eliminating all forms of sexual victimization of boys and men through support, treatment, research, education, advocacy and activism

1in6.org
The mission of 1in6 is to help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in childhood live healthier, happier lives. Our mission also includes serving girlfriends, wives, partners, family members and friends by providing information and support resources on the web.

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, (NCMEC)
A private, non-profit organization acting as a clearinghouse of information, providing assistance to help recover missing children and raise public awareness about ways to help prevent child abduction, molestation, and sexual exploitation.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Detailed information on many illegal drugs and the science behind addiction.

Perverted Justice
A group that monitors the internet to root out and bring to light those who would use the Internet as a way to sexually abuse and prey upon children.

RAINN, Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network
The nation’s largest anti-sexual assault organization. It operates a new National Sexual Assault Hotline 800.656.HOPE

Stop It Now!
Online resource for information about child sexual abuse and prevention.

Healing/Recovery

Drug Rehab Centers
Addiction Center is an online platform created to guide individuals struggling with addictions, to find information and resource they need to start their journey to recovery.

Braveman Therapy
Here the General Public and Professional Communities will discover much information about Psychotherapy, Sex Therapy. Gender Therapy, Sexual Abuse Therapy and Sacred Sexuality, Professional Supervision, Groups, Workshops and Retreats in Monterey, California, as provided by Stephen L. Braveman, MA, LMFT, DST and his Supervisees at the Monterey Sexuality and Gender Center.

Christians in Recovery
An international organization of Christians who work to help other Christians recover from alcoholism, drug abuse, overeating and other addictive behaviors.

Jim Hopper
A site offering information on child abuse and healing by this noted researcher and therapist with a Ph.D. in clinical psychology.

MenWeb
Issues dealing for and about men.

Partners of Adults Sexually Abused as Children, (PASAC)
A support group.

Safe Horizon
Moving victims of violence from crisis to confidence.

The Survivors’ Network of those Abused by Priests, SNAP
A national, self-help organization of victims of sexual abuse by clergy and religious authority figures.

The Tennyson Center for Children
This site for a treatment center for children, particularly those suffering from neglect and abuse, offers a wealth of information on the subject.

Prevention

Breakthrough for Men
Created by teacher Fred Jealous, is a community of men dedicated to making real change in the quality of men’s lives.

California Coalition Against Sexual Assault, CALCASA
The only statewide organization in California whose sole purpose is to promote public policy, advocacy, training and technical assistance on the issue of sexual assault.

Child Abuse Prevention Network
Provides unique and powerful tools for professionals in the field of child abuse and neglect, including identification, investigation, treatment, adjudication, and prevention of child abuse and neglect.

ChildHelp
A leading national non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of child abuse and neglect. Childhelp’s approach focuses on prevention, intervention and treatment. Its National Child Abuse Hotline, 1-800-4-A-CHILD , operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Darkness to Light
A non-profit prevention program aimed at reducing the incidence of child sexual abuse through public awareness and education.

Pandora’s Box
Child protection and abuse prevention information.

S.E.S.A.M.E., Stop Educator Sexual Abuse, Misconduct and Exploitation
A national organization that works as a voice for the prevention of sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment of students by teachers and other school staff.

Stop Prisoner Rape
Seeks to end sexual violence committed against men, women, and youth in all forms of detention.

National Hotlines

National Child Abuse
1-800-4-A-CHILD

National Sexual Assault
1-800-656-HOPE

National Suicide Prevention
1-800-784-2433

Domestic Violence
1-800-799-7233

Help in many forms, whether it is to gain awareness, to start the road to healing and recovery or prevention, is available.