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RECOMMENDED WEBSITES  ~  HELPFUL LINKS

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ADDICTION:

National Institute on Drug Abuse Hotline
(800) 662-4357

Cocaine Anonymous
(800) 347-8998

National Help Line for Substance Abuse
(800) 262-2463

Addiction Center

Drug and Alcohol Resource Center

Help Starts Here – Addiction Resources

Prevention Resources – Kids and Teens

Teen-alcohol-addiction

Teen-addiction

Teens-drug-addiction

Teen-drug-abuse

Resources, Training and Action on Alcohol Issues

Tobacco Cessation Resources

Treatment Facilities Resources

Rehabs.org/centers

Rehabinfo.net

ADOPTION:

1-800-533-4346

Adoption Information Gateway

Adoption Resources from MedlinePlus

Adopt US Kids

International Adoption

ALCOHOL

Alcohol Hotline
(800) 331-2900

Al-Anon for Families of Alcoholics
(800) 344-2666

Alcohol and Drug Helpline
(800) 821-4357

Alcohol Treatment Referral Hotline
(800) 252-6465

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hotline
(800) 729-6686

Families Anonymous
(800) 736-9805

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Hopeline
(800) 622-2255

ANXIETY, PHOBIAS AND PANIC ATTACKS

1-240-485-1001

Anxiety Peer Support

Anxieties.com

Anxietypanic.com

Low Income Mental Health Services Locator

National Center for Health and Wellness

ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER (ADD/ADHD)

1-253-759-5085

Attention Deficit Disorder Association

Attention Deficit Disorder Resources

CHADD – Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder

Low Income Mental Health Services Locator

Special Education Resources on the Internet (SERI)

ATTORNEYS 

American Bar Association – for child abuse cases

NACC Attorney Referral

AUTISM & LEARNING DISABILITIES

BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER

1-888-694-2273

Borderline Personality Disorder Resource Center

National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder Central

BULLYING &  CYBERBULLYING:

1-888-248-0822

Stopcyberbullying

Cyberbullyhelp

Cyberbullying.info

Online-bully.com

Abusebites.com

CHILD ABUSE AWARENESS:

1-800-394-3366

The Mama Bear Effect

Child Online Protection

We Stand Up

Prevent child abuse

Child molestation prevention

Stop csa

Every child matters

Gwmedical.com/links

Amt children of hope

Prevent child abuse

Troytimmons.com

Abusebites.com

Light of hope austin.org

Marshalloseasfoundation.org

Yesican.org

NAASCA.org

Kid Safe Foundation

Child Abuse Prevention Network

B.A.C.A. (Bikers Against Child Abuse)

CHILD ABUSE HOTLINES –REPORT CHILD ABUSE:

Child Help USA National Child Abuse Hotline
(800) 422-4453

Reportchildabusenow.com

Childhelp.org/get_help

Hopeforhealing.org/hotlines

Childabuse.org/report

National Center for Victims of Crime

Dreamcatchersforabusedchildren.com

CHILD ABUSE RECOVERY:

1-323-552-6150

www.write2empower.webs.com

www.jimhopper.com

Curezone.com/forums

Sssalas.com/EmotionalHealing

Catharsisfoundation.org

Vansondesign.com/RecoveryCanada/SexualAbuse/Forums/

Cyberrecovery.net/forums

Way2hope.org/family-forums

Webring.com

Menstuff.org/resources

Malesurvivor.org

NAASCA.org

CHILD ABUSE STATISTICS:

1-800-4-A-CHILD

Jimhopper.com

NCVC.org

Childwelfare.gov

Ndacan.cornell.edu

Yesican.org/stats

Capcsac.org/statistics

Cdf.childrensdefense.org

Childhelp.org

Acf.hhs.gov

Nlm.nih.gov

Childwelfare.gov

CHILD DAYCARE LOCATOR BY STATE:

Daycare locator

Childcare aware

Daycare.com

Daycare works

Childcare Resources

Childcare Resources – from US Government

National Child Care Information Center

CHILD DEVELOPMENT & EDUCATION:

Child Development and Education

Child Development Clubs

Coaches and Trainers

Colleges and Universities

Early Childhood

Home Schooling

Kindergartens and Preschools

Schools

CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE ATTORNEYS:

www.paulmones.com

www.childinjurylaws.com

www.keanelaw.com

CHILD SUPPORT:

www.childsupportweb.com/

www.usa.gov/Topics/Parents-Support

CHILDREN’S MEDICAL QUESTIONS:

Ask the Pediatrician

Keep kids healthy

Webmd

Kids health

Kids Health Newsletter and Information Center

Children

CHRONIC ILLNESS

American Diabetes Association

Chronic Illness Resources for Teens

Fibromyalgia

Healing Well – Chronic Illness Resources

Improving Chronic Illness Care – Resources and Research

MedLine Plus – Coping With Chronic Ilness Resources

CPS/DHS MISHANDLINGS HELPLINE:

IMPORTANT NOTICE:
Children’s Protective Services (CPS) is a program WITHIN the Department of Human Services (DHS) responsible for investigating allegations of child abuse and neglect. The Child Protection Law provides the framework for what CPS must do. Note: DHS does not investigate child abuse by a teacher, teacher’s aide or a member of the clergy. DHS will transfer these types of complaints to law enforcement.The majority of the time it is merely a matter of where they are located. Some counties/states call the same service by a different name. (For example: in Florida it was DCF for a long time and just recently changes to another acronym)

Loveourchildrenusa.org/cpsmishandle

Childwelfare.gov/systemwide/laws_policies

DEPRESSION

1-800-950-6264

Beyond Blue

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Depression Experience Journal – Children/Families

Every Minute – National Depression Resource List

Freedom From Fear

Help Starts Here – Depression

Low Income Mental Health Services Locator

National Institutes for Health – Depression Resources

Web MD – Depression Resources

Help for Depression

DIVORCE:

1-800-680-9052

Divorce.com/resources

Divorce source.com/

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE:

1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-7233

National US Child Abuse Hotline
(800) 422-4453

Ndvh

Domesticviolence

Domesticviolencehelp

Hope for healing

Daancaanetwork

Internet Resources on Violence Against Women

National Domestic Violence Hotline

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

VERIZON WIRELESS: Domestic Violence Community HopeLine

DRUG AND ALCOHOL RECOVERY:

201-488-8680

Recovery finder

Samhsa.gov

Thehillscenter.com

Rehabinfo.net

AllTreatment.com

EATING DISORDERS, ANOREXIA, BULIMIA:

1-800-931-2237

Anorexia help

National eating disorders

Finding balance

Helpguide

Eating Disorders Coalition

Health Corps – For Teens

National Eating Disorders Information Centre

National Mental Health Information Center – Eating Disorders

National Institutes for Health Eating Disorder Resources

National Eating Disorders Organization

About Face

Over eaters Anonymous

ELDER ABUSE:

www.elderabusecenter.org

EMPLOYMENT AND JOBS:

Career Voyages – Apprenticeships and Internships

State Job Bank Listings

State Vocational Education and Rehabilitation

National Organization on Disability

Association of Small Business Development Centers

JOBS DIRECT USA

FATHER’S RIGHTS:

1-214-953-2233

The mens center

Fathers-resources

FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES & ASSISTANCE:

www.samhsa.gov/economy/

Acorn Housing Corporation – prevent foreclosure

Federal Student Aid – Free Application

Food Assistance Programs

Government Assistance – Benefits, Grants and Financial Aid

Housing Resources Group

Medicare Website – Medication Assistance Programs

MedLine – Financial Assistance for Medical Costs

Needy Meds – Cost Assistance Programs

Partnership for Prescription Assistance

Patient Assistance Programs Center – Rx Help

Red Cross – Emergency Travel Assistance

Small Business Adminstration – Financial Assistance

U.S. Dept. Housing & Urban Development – affordable rentals

FOSTER CARE:

1-540-775-7410

Afcr.com

Foster care resource net

GRANDPARENTS RAISING GRANDCHILDREN:

www.usa.gov/Topics/Grandparents

www.grandparents.com

www.childwelfare.gov

GRIEF HELPLINE:

1-866-218-0101

Grief-help

Grief

Kids health

Griefhelp.org

AARP – Grief and Loss Resources and Information

Help Guide – Grief and Loss Coping Resources

HEALTH

American Association of Poison Control Centers
(800) 222-1222

America Social Health: STD Hotline
(800) 227-8922

America on The Move – Steps to a Healthier Life

Center for Disease Control and Prevention – Obesity Information and Resources

Daily Strength – Obesity Support Group (and other health issues)

Healthy Counties Database – Childhood Obesity Prevention Programs

Healthy Food Assistance Programs

Nutrition for Kids – Feeding Kids Newsletter

Obesity Action Coalition

Over eaters Anonymous Support Groups

Reliable Info on Health Topics

Revolution Health – Kids and Weight Community Forum

SparkPeople – Weight Management Tracking and Support

Stickk – Online Weight Management Incentive Program

The Daily Plate – Weight Management Tracking and Support

Weight Control Information Network

Weight Management and Obesity Resource List

Weight Watchers Community Forum

HUMAN TRAFFICKING

1-888-373-7888

Law.umich.edu

Human trafficking

Sex Slaves

“LIVE” map of Human Trafficking

INCEST:

1-800-656-HOPE

www.incestresourcesinc.org

Siawso.org

Hope for healing

Hearts and minds

Incest: Help for (non-abusing) Parents

Family Sexual Abuse – Incest Survivors - Incest Help

Incest - Network of Victim Assistance

Incest Survivor Counseling – Project HELP, Inc

How to Help an Incest Survivor – Oprah.com

Survivors of Incest Anonymous

Incest Recovery – The Family Place

INTERNATIONAL Directory of  Domestic Violence Agencies:

1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
Global list of abuse hotlines, shelters, refuges, crisis centers, domestic violence info in over 80 different languages:

www.hotpeachpages

INTERNET CHILD SAFETY:

1-800-307-4PTA  (4782)

Safe Kids

Wired Safety

I-Safe

I Keep Safe

JUSTICE FOR CHILDREN:

703.465.5495

JFC advocacy

Childrens Justice

Justice for children

LAWYERS

American Bar Association - for child abuse cases

www.freelawlinks.com

Child Custody Law Firms is dedicated to informing the public about child custody. They provide the service of locating local attorneys and law firms for anyone in the United States and handle all areas of child custody cases including custody orders, direct income withholding, interstate cases, and spousal support.

American Bar Association (ABA)
Center on Children and the Law
740 15th St., NW
Washington, DC 20005
202.662.1720

Consultation, technical assistance and training for professionals in using the legal system to protect children.

American Civil Liberties Union
Children’s Rights Project
132 W. 43rd St.
New York, NY 10036
212.549.2500

A national program of litigation, advocacy and education.

National Association of Counsel for Children (NACC)
1825 Marion St., Suite 340
Denver, CO 80218
888.828.NACC

Professional organization for lawyers and other practitioners who represent children in court.

LEARNING DISABILITIES:

1-212-545-7510

Autism Speaks

Get Ready to Read

Learning Disabilities

Local Utah Center

National Center for Learning Disabilities

RTI Network

US Autism & Asperger Association

LEGAL RESOURCES:

Free-legal-advice

Find-a-lawyer 

FindLaw – National Lawyer Resource List

Internet Legal Research Group

Internet Legal Research Group

Legal Resources

American Bar Association - for child abuse cases

LIFE COPING SKILLS:

dreamcatchersforabusedchildren.com/2009/10/life-skills-coping-links/

MALE SURVIVORS:

Hope for healing

Berkshire freepress

Male survivor

Pandys.org

MARRIAGE:

1-303-830-0400

Marriage builders

Healthy marriage info

Focus on the family

Band back together

MENTAL ILLNESS:

1-800-950-NAMI

www.nami.org

Bipolar

Prevent menta lillness

Mental help

Ttreatment 4 addiction

MISSING CHILDREN:

1-800-THE-LOST  (1-800-843-5678)

Aaflc.org

Missingkids.com

Amw.com/missing_children

USA.gov

Missing Kids

A Child Is Missing

Stolen Children Network

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

MISSING CHILDREN RECOVERY: (free of charge)

Child quest

OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER (OCD):

1-617-973-5801

Help for Teens and Young Adults with OCD

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Obsessive Compulsive Foundation

ONLINE COUNSELING SERVICES:

1-510-863-4294

1-305-432-4849

www.psychresources.net

Power of mind

www.onlinecounseling.org

ONLINE MEMORIAL WEBSITES:

virtual-memorials.com

www.last-memories.com

Friends and relations

The childrens wall of tears

PARENTING:

1-773-525-5977

USA.gov

Notes to women

Parenting-resources

Parenting

Parenting informed

PEDOPHILIA HELP:

Pedophilia sex abuse

Mental help

PORNOGRAPHY ADDICTION:

1-866-436-2096

www.no-porn.com

Band back together

PSYCHOLOGIST LOCATOR:

Locator

Therapist locator

Befrienders

www.aacc.net

Mental health.samhsa.gov

POST- TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD):

1-847-480-9028

PTSD association

PTSD guide

Bully online

Hope for healing

Low Income Mental Health Services Locator

Mental Health Sanctuary Resources

Mental Health Today PTSD Resources

PTSD Support Resources

PREGNANCY:

Planned Parenthood Hotline
  (800) 230-PLAN  (230-7526)

Miscarriage Support

National High Risk Pregnancy Support

Planned Parenthood

Postpartum Depression Support

Postpartum Support International

USA: National STD Hotline

PRESCIPTION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS:

Free Antibiotics – Meijer’s

Free Antibiotics – Publix

Low Cost / Free Generic Prescriptions – KMart

Low Cost / Free Generic Prescriptions – Kroger

Low Cost / Free Generic Prescriptions – Sam’s Club

Low Cost / Free Generic Prescriptions – Target

Low Cost / Free Generic Prescriptions – Walgreen’s

Low Cost / Free Generic Prescriptions – Walmart

Medicare Patient Assistance Programs

Needy Meds Cost Assistance Programs

Partnership for Prescription Assistance

Patient Assistance Programs Center

RAPE – SEXUAL ASSAULT:

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)
(800) 656-HOPE

National Domestic Violence/Child Abuse/ Sexual Abuse
(800) 799-7233

Abuse Victim Hotline
(866) 662-4535

RAINN

Rape is.org

Dancing in the darkness.com

Geocities.com

RECALLS — ON CONSUMER PRODUCTS:

1-888-INFO-FDA  (1-888-463-6332)

www.recalls.gov

www.fda.gov/safety/recalls

REPORT CHILD ABUSE:

1.800.4.A.CHILD  (1.800.422.4453)

Reportchildabusenow.com/

Childhelp.org/get_help

Hopeforhealing.org/hotlines

Childabuse.org/report

National Center for Victims of Crime

Dreamcatchersforabusedchildren.com/abuse

REPORT: CHILD PORN, Exploitation, Solicitation, Child Trafficking

1-800-843-5678

International Resources:

www.vachss.com/help_text/report_child_porn_intl

IMPORTANT NOTICE:
Children’s Protective Services (CPS) is a program WITHIN the Department of Human Services (DHS) responsible for investigating allegations of child abuse and neglect. The Child Protection Law provides the framework for what CPS must do. Note: DHS does not investigate child abuse by a teacher, teacher’s aide or a member of the clergy. DHS will transfer these types of complaints to law enforcement.The majority of the time it is merely a matter of where they are located. Some counties/states call the same service by a different name. (For example: in Florida it was DCF for a long time and just recently changes to another acronym)

State toll-free numbers for specific agencies designated to receive and investigate reports of suspected child abuse and neglect.

www.missingkids.com

Tips.fbi.gov

FBI

Cybertipline

www.asacp.org

Anti child porn

Obscenity crimes

Virtual global task force

Prevent-abuse-now

RUNAWAYS:

1-800-RUNAWAY  (1-800-786-2929)

National Runaway Switchboard
(800) 231-6946

National Hotline for Missing & Exploited Children
(800) 843-5678

Child Find of America
(800) 426-5678

www.1800runaway.org

www.helpyourteens.com/teen_runaways

SELF-HELP PHONE APPS:
 “k2n Safety Zone” is for anyone with anxiety and is useful to help people stabilise before active therapy or trauma work.  “k2n The Journey Begins” (free) is the first ever app to help adults who were sexually abused as children. Currently only available on the iTunes app store for iPhones etc but out for Android devices in September 2013. Feedback on the concept or content welcomed.  More info: www.kaytoon.co.uk or https://www.facebook.com/Charteredpsychologist
SELF-INJURY:
1.800.366.8288

Self injury

Self mutilators anonymous

Helpguide

To Write Love On Her Arms

SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY:

FBI Registry

NSPOR

Family watchdog

www.sexualoffenders.com

www.missingkids.com–Sex Offender Resources

www.offendexdata.com/browse/Sex_Offender_Registry_Sources

SEXUAL HARASSMENT:

1-800-522-0925

Feminist

Sexual harass

SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME:

1-877-6-END-SBS

Dont shake

Ounce.org

SIDS (SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME):

1-800-421-3511

SIDS resources

SINGLE PARENTING:

Band back together

PWP houston

STALKING:

781-893-0500

Stalking behavior

Orgs.usd.edu

www.ncvc.org/src/Main.aspx

Hope for healing

STATUTORY RAPE:

1-800-838-8238

Band back together

SUBSTANCE ABUSE:

National Institute on Drug Abuse Hotline
(800) 662-4357

Cocaine Anonymous
(800) 347-8998

National Help Line for Substance Abuse
(800) 262-2463

www.na.org/

www.hbo.com/addiction

www.al-anon.org

Help guide

Treatment 4 addiction

Dr howard samuels

The hills center

SUBSTANCE ABUSE  RECOVERY:

Drug Rehab and Addiction Center — by State

Recovery finder

Find treatment

Dr howard samuels

The hills center

Rehabs.org/centers

SUICIDE & DEPRESSION:

National Hopeline Network
(800) SUICIDE

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-TALK  (8255)

National Youth Crisis Hotline
(800) 442-HOPE  (4673)

Befrienders

Hopeline

Helpguide

Help-with-depression

Every Minute Suicide Prevention – Resources & Support

Global Directory of Suicide Hotlines

Hopeline : 1-800-SUICIDE

Suicide hotlines

Suicide prevention lifeline

Low Income Mental Health Services Locator

Samaritans – UK

SAVE – Suicide Awareness Voices of Education

SURVIVORS:

1-323-552-6150

The lamplighters

www.ascasupport.org

Catharsisfoundation

Hope for healing

We are survivors

Naasca.org

TEEN DATING VIOLENCE:

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline:  1-866-331-9474

Love is respect

Aadv.org

Teen Dating Violence

Hope for healing

TEEN SUPPORT SITES:

1-800-448-4663

Teen help

Teen challenge usa

Globaltc.org

Helpguide

TEEN RUNAWAY:

1-800-RUNAWAY  (1-800-786-2929)

National Runaway Switchboard
(800) 231-6946

National Hotline for Missing & Exploited Children
(800) 843-5678

Child Find of America
(800) 426-5678

Parent resources

At-risk.org/teens-that-runaway

THERAPY:

Therapy-resources

Child therapy toys

TRAUMA:

Trauma-pages

Trauma resource institute

List of Support Groups for Trauma Survivors

UNWANTED PREGNANCY:

1-800-230-PLAN

www.plannedparenthood.org

Pregnancy help online

Love our children usa

Family first aid

Daveandtrisha.com/pregnancy

VOLUNTEERING:

1-415-241-6868

National CASA (Court-Appointed Special Advocates for Children)

 

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Key Initiative Sites

HealthCare.gov

HealthCare.gov

Take health care into your own hands, explore insurance coverage options and learn about how the Affordable Care Act impacts you. Find information for individuals, families, senior citizens, people with disabilities, young adults and employers.

 

StopBullying.gov

StopBullying.gov

Bullying can happen anywhere: face-to-face, by text messages, or on the web. Learn to recognize the warning signs of bullying and how to get help.

 

FoodSafety.gov

FoodSafety.gov

Get alerts on life-saving food recalls and helpful tips for keeping food safe, from the trusted source for food safety information from the federal government.

 

InsureKidsNow.gov

InsureKidsNow.gov

Find state-specific information about health insurance coverage for children under Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

 

Flu.gov

FLU.gov

Get everyday actions for preventing the flu; learn about the symptoms and treatment for those with the flu virus.  Find a place near you to get a flu shot; all ages should be vaccinated this year.

Let's Move!

Let’s Move!

Join America’s move to raise a healthier generation of kids. Learn the facts about raising healthier kids through physical activity and nutrition.

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Following is a list of Web sites containing useful information on child abuse as well as effective parenting. Many of the organizations who sponsor the sites use offer additional resources such as consultation, training, research, advocacy, or dissemination of information on child abuse.

American Humane – Devoted to preventing cruelty, abuse, neglect, and exploitation of children and animals.

Center for Effective Parenting – Provides helpful parenting information.

Child Care Aware – Committed to helping parents find the best information on locating quality child care and child care resources in their community.

Child Welfare League of America – Child Welfare League of America National Data Analysis System CWLA, in cooperation with the nation’s state child welfare agencies, provides a comprehensive, interactive child welfare database. Internet users can create customized tables and graphs, as well as access to information on child abuse.

Child Welfare Information Gateway – Child Welfare Information Gateway connects professionals and concerned citizens to timely, essential information and resources targeted to the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and families.

Child Welfare League of America National Data Analysis System -  CWLA, in cooperation with the nation’s state child welfare agencies, provides information on child abuse in a comprehensive, interactive child welfare database.

Child Trends Data Bank – Source for the latest national trends and research on over 100 key indicators of child and youth well-being.

Children’s Action Alliance – Helps promote the well-being of children and their families through research, policy development, media campaigns and advocacy.

Children’s Defense Fund – Mission is to ensure every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start, and a Moral Start in life.

Children Now – Information on child abuse and on making children the top public policy priority.

Circle of Parents – Network of parent-led self-help groups where parents and caregivers can share ideas, celebrate successes, and address the challenges surrounding parenting.

Family and Marriage Counseling Directory – Articles, resources, and databases for finding family and marriage counselors.

Focus Adolescent Services – Resources on Teen and Family Issues. Topics include anger and violence; self injury such as carving, branding and marking; and abuse.

G.W. Medical Publishing – G.W. Medical Publishing is a leading clinical and forensic publisher serving the medical, legal, social service, and law enforcement communities with the resources they need to combat child abuse, sexual assault, sexual exploitation, domestic violence, child trafficking, and other maltreatment.

KIDS COUNT Data Book – Project by the Annie E. Casey Foundation to track status of children in the United States.

Life Prints Child Protection Technology – Life-Prints’ mission is to provide the most advanced  technology to the Child/Infant ID market, by developing and supporting proprietary, user-friendly software that interfaces with state-of-art equipment, with levels of customer support unattainable elsewhere.

MEDLINEplus – A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

National Data Archive on Child Abuse – Exchange among researched in child maltreatment field.

NetSmartz – Interactive, educational safety resource that teaches kids and teens how to stay safer on the Internet.

New Parents Network – Articles and information on child abuse and other topics for new parents.

Parents Anonymous – The nation’s oldest for information on child abuse prevention.

Prevent Child Abuse America – Dedicated to providing information on child abuse and inspiring hope to everyone involved in the effort to prevent the abuse and neglect of children.

Search Engine for Children – This site contains over 20,000 child-safe sites, and over 4,000 categories including the arts, computers, directories, entertainment, games, health, news, people, pre-school, school time, sports, hobbies, and family.

Stand for Children – Advocate for improvements to and funding for programs that give every child a fair chance in life.

State Sex Offender Registries – Registered sex offenders, listed by state.

The Stephanie Zimbalist Caring for Kids Fund – Judith Moose, Publicist and PR Friend to Childhelp is donating $2-3/book sold, including her up coming book, “The Greatest Cowboy of Them All,” a reflective story about Johnny Cash that will be distributed through WalMart.

TeensHealth – Created by The Nemours Foundation’s Center for Children’s Health Media, TeensHealth provides teens and families with up-to-date, jargon-free advice about health, relationships, and growing up. Topics include issues such as depression and self-cutting, abuse in the family, and safety basics such as internet safety.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children’s Bureau – Government site featuring information on child abuse, statistics, and resources related to child welfare.

Zero to Three – Publications, reference guides to programs, projects and professional developmental services promoting the healthy development of our nation’s infants and toddlers.

SEXUAL ABUSE SURVIVOR– RESOURCES:

  • Aching Heart – A resource for women survivors of sexual abuse and incest.
  • Adult Survivors of Child Abuse – Provides information, materials and on-line e-meeting for Individual and group support program for adult survivors of physical, sexual or emotional child abuse or neglect.
  • After Silence – A non-profit organization, message board and chat room for rape, sexual abuse, and sexual assault survivors.
  • Angels In The Night – Support site for children of sexual abuse. Offering schudeled and moderated chats, tips and other resources.
  • Art of Healing – Established artist, Linda Ness, shares her many paintings about her journey of recovery.
  • Askios – Self-help group for women survivors of incest providing online information and support via website, message board and email.
  • Becoming Gold – Virtual support network for survivors of childhood sexual abuse, that encourages balance to the healing process through creativity, education and support.
  • Butterfly Gardens – A site dedicated to victims/survivors of sexual abuse and incest.
  • Chasing The Wind – Poetry on sexual and physical abuse by a proud survivor.
  • Confronting Collusion in Churches – This site offers a source of support for survivors, church leaders and survivor advocates struggling with clergy sexual abuse, domestic violence and incest.
  • Dancing In The Darkness – Help and support for survivors of rape and sexual abuse. A safe place to share stories, hope and courage.
  • Echoes – Created for survivors of rape and sexual abuse. Includes a personal story, articles, poems, and links.
  • Encouragement for Childhood Sexual Abuse Survivors – A site for those who have been sexually abused.
  • Fort Refuge – Supporting community for survivers of all types of abuse including Child abuse, incest, rape, ritual abuse, psychological and verbal abuse.
  • Generation Five – A movement to end child sexual abuse in five generations through survivor leadership, community organization and public action.
  • HEAL (Helping Everyone Abused Live) – Offers support and self help for adult survivors of childhood abuse.
  • Healing Broken Angels – Information and help for survivors of sexual assault and rape.
  • Healing Minds – A site dedicated to survivors of abuse and sexual assault.
  • Healing Wounds – Healing Wounds is a safe haven dedicated to survivors, a forum to talk about their trauma’s and to heal.
  • Healing from Abuse – This site seeks to address the unique issues of the emotionally, physically, and sexually abused. Chatroom, helpful links, book recommendations, support groups, and Healing Steps,and more are included in the healing journey.
  • I Am A Survivor Not A Victim – A survivor shares her story of sexual abuse.
  • Inscriptions of Hope – Newsletter of writings from survivors of childhood abuse.
  • Isurvive.org – A non-profit online community center for abuse survivors providing anonymous discussions boards, chat rooms and other resources.
  • It Happened to Alexa Foundation – A resource for victims of sexual assault to receive money to ease the burden of attending a criminal trial.
  • Jane Rowan – Jane shares her experience of healing from childhood sexual abuse.
  • Jenny’s Child Abuse Survivor Support – Jenny shares her story and poetry and offers support to fellow survivors.
  • Journey to Healing – Offers help and healing for sexual abuse, incest and rape victims.
  • Kingdom Abuse Survivors Project – A resource for survivors of childhood sexual abuse in the form of forums, chat rooms, help and advice.
  • My Painful Smiles – A site to help the healing of childhood sexual abuse. A place for families to learn what the victims are going through.
  • My Twisted Sukha – This site deals with the effects of sexual abuse by a female perpetrator.
  • National Association for People Abused in Childhood ( NAPAC) – NAPAC is a registered charity, which has been set up as a result of a key recommendation by the National Commission of Inquiry into the Prevention of Child Abuse.
  • Netter’s Place – Abuse Survivor Links – Offers links to different sites for abuse survivors seeking support and self help.
  • Optimystic – This site is about living with optimism and faith to overcome childhood abuse.
  • Pagan Survivors of Sexual Assault – A Yahoo! group for membership to pagans, witches, and wiccan wanderers who are survivors of sexual assault or are friends and family members of pagan survivors of sexual assault.
  • Pandora’s Aquarium – Provides a message board and chat room for survivors and their supporters.
  • Peaceful Haven – A personal experience of emotional, mental and sexual abuse.
  • Pressing On… – A site dedicated to the survivors of sexual abuse and incest. Provides practical info about sexual abuse, self-injury, eating disorders, quotes and fun links to nurture the child within.
  • Project Hugs – A site where people who have suffered childhood abuse can write their story for a book due to be published.
  • Prysmstar – Survivor’s story, message board, poetry and links to other resources.
  • Recovery – Short, original essays about all aspects of recovery from childhood abuse.
  • S.H.E. Survivors Helping Each Other – Self help based charity for women survivors of childhood sexual abuse encourages a creative approach to healing and to promote public education and awareness.
  • Safe Haven – A site for survivors of sexual abuse and rape. Includes personal stories, poetry, tips, advice on coping day-to-day and an interactive message forum.
  • Safeline – This UK site provides information and help for adults who were sexually abused as children.
  • Share Your Survival Story – A web site where people can share their own personal stories of survival. Includes helpful links and other resources.
  • Survive – Survive is a registered voluntary organization that provides support and help to survivors of child sexual abuse.
  • Survivor Matters – Information and support forum for any survivors of any type of abuse. Created by survivors for survivors.
  • Survivor’s Personal Healing Journey – A survivor and publisher shares her stories of surviving sexual abuse.
  • Survivors Can Thrive – Meditations, resources and tips for sexual abuse survivors.
  • Survivors Chat – A support site, chat rooms, and resources for survivors of rape, incest, sexual abuse, or SRA.
  • Survivors Safe House – A safe and secure site for survivors and victims of sexual abuse regardless of age or gender.
  • Survivors Sanctuary – A safe place of support and resources for survivors of abuse, sexual, mental or physical. Everyone is welcome regardless of gender.
  • Survivors UK – Provides information, support and counselling for men who have been raped or sexually abused.
  • Swampy’s Passions – A story of one woman’s survival of sexual abuse.
  • Taking Back Control – A resource and message board for sexual assault survivors.
  • Tamar’s Voice – This non-profit organization offers help and support for victims of sexual abuse by clergy.
  • The BirdSong Organization – A NYC based non-profit self-help group for female incest survivors offering a variety of support services including regular weekly meetings.
  • The Black Sheep Chronicles – Adult incest survivor’s experiences with the aftermath of incest and how and why it affected her relationships with her entire family.
  • The Hope of Survivors – Provides support, hope and encouragement for victims of clergy sexual abuse and misconduct.
  • The Silver Braid Survivors of Sexual Exploitation – Providing helpful information to those who have been victims of sexual exploitation.
  • Whitedoves Nest – A site dedicated to sexual abuse survivors and their supporters. Share your story, poetry, art, and tips on recovery.

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VIEWER SUGGESTED RESOURCES:

Teen Drug Evolution: A Parent’s Resource Guide
http://www.lakeviewhealth.com/teen-drug-evolution-a-parents-resource-guide.php

Family Violence Prevention & Services Resource Centers
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/fysb/fv-centers

Protect Your Child: Health Plans in the U.S. for Minors
http://blog.ehealthmedicare.com/media-center/infographics/?pid=1

Seniors’ Guide to Preventing Home Improvement Fraud
http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Preventing-Home-Improvement-Fraud.17322.html

Prevent Medicare Fraud: How To Avoid Abuse and Medical Billing Fraud
http://www.ehealthmedicare.com/about-medicare/avoiding-fraud/

Elder Abuse Prevention Guide
http://www.cdc.gov/features/elderabuse/

Legal Services for the Elderly: Where and When to Start
http://assistedlivingtoday.com/2012/11/legal-services-for-the-elderly-where-and-when-to-start/

 Veterans GI Bill Continuing Education Information:
Continuing Education Resources for Veterans

SENIOR CITIZENS’ SERVICES

VETERAN’S AND SOLDIER’S ISSUES

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3 Responses

  1. Kimberly Says:

    I placed a link to your website under my “Links” tab, as I feel this is a very important site.
    I have a blog that relates to anxiety, panic attacks, depression, eating disorders, and weight loss if you are interested in listing it.

    All the best,
    Kim
    A Spicy Boy, A Cat, and My Fat Ass

    Posted on May 29th, 2011 at 11:40 am

  2. Randa Fox Says:

    This Resource List is phenomenal. Thank you Thank you Thank you

    Posted on March 3rd, 2012 at 11:40 pm

  3. leonor arango Says:

    this is awesome OMG what help. May spread read all your stuff, blessings

    Posted on April 30th, 2012 at 10:24 pm

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