The following organizations are devoted to providing resources and support to child sexual abuse survivors and education and prevention programs to individuals and other organizations.
Darkness to Light
An award-winning national organization that helps empower individuals to help prevent child sexual abuse by raising awareness of its prevalence and consequences.
Provides resources and direction to children and adult survivors so they can heal at their own pace, and guidance for friends and families who want to support their loved ones.
Serves youth by advocating through in-school curricula, awareness campaigns, policies, and speaking engagements to prevent child sexual abuse and help survivors heal.
College Mental Health Resources
To have a healthy body, you will need to have a healthy mind. Placing a priority on your psychological and emotional well-being affects how you think and feel. College is a challenging time for most students, and reaching out for help when you need it is a vital part of your long-term success. This article addresses some of the problematic situations college students face and provides resources for finding help while keeping most students’ financial and logistical limitations in mind.
Addiction Guide is a trusted educational guide to addiction and recovery, founded by recovering addicts and board-certified addiction specialists. Whether you are struggling with addiction yourself or concerned about a loved one’s substance abuse, their mission is to lead you to a healthier, happier life.
Granite Recovery Centers
Mission: To transform lives by setting a higher standard for accessible client-centered treatment through its commitment to innovation, accountability, and compassionate care to facilitate positive, lasting change. Vision: To lead the industry by providing the highest quality addiction and mental health treatment services. They have a number of helpful resources on their site including their “What to Know About Binge Drinking” and “Addiction Resources for Parents” guides.
HealthMatch is driven by a mission to accelerate medical research allowing for faster and more efficient access to life-changing medication. Through technology that puts the metaphorical steering wheel back in the hands of the patient, their goal is to make the process of finding and accessing clinical trials as simple as possible for all. An excellent resource page within their site covers “What You Need To Know About Mental Health.”
SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests)
A self-help community of 21,000 members worldwide whose goal is to support survivors and raise awareness about sexual abuse within the clergy.
Safer, Smarter Kids!
An abuse prevention education curriculum for pre-K and elementary-school aged children that teaches them skills in critical safety.
The Recovery Village
The Recovery Village is a network of rehabilitation facilities that offers comprehensive treatment for substance abuse disorders as well as co-occurring mental health conditions. In addition, they have done great work looking at the impact of COVID-19 on mental health and the tragic connection between addiction and child abuse.
Addiction Group is an informational web guide that was founded in 2019. It was created to help those struggling with alcohol use disorders (AUD), substance use disorders (SUD), and/or co-occurring mental health disorders to find treatment for their addiction.
Internet Access for Kids: A Guide for Parents
Navigating the internet and its usage regarding your children can be a difficult subject to talk about and a hard set of rules and ideas to navigate. On the one hand, your children need access to the internet for school and socialization, and there is eventually no avoiding their internet use. On the other hand, there are legitimate and serious dangers online, some of which can cause long-term damage to your children’s mental health. You do not want to be neglectful about these matters.
Nursing Home Abuse Justice
Herman Law is the nation’s leading law firm for victims of sexual abuse. Herman Law empowers victims by giving them a voice. They have an excellent resource center for those impacted by child sex abuse.
BlueCrest Recovery Center
BlueCrest believes that substance abuse and co-occurring disorders cannot be fully addressed without healing the Mind, Body, and Spirit. BlueCrest’s skilled clinical team is comprised of licensed medical and mental health professionals. Its staff also includes yoga and meditation instructors. A cornerstone of BlueCrest’s treatment philosophy is its low client-to-counselor ratio. Their site contains valuable information including resources for parents and guidance on how to build a sober support network.