His grades slipped and he became withdrawn and depressed.Teachers noticed that he was struggling, but never thought to inquire as to why his behavior had gone from upbeat and enthusiastic to depressed and disengaged.
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children's (NCMEC) mission is to help prevent child abduction and sexual exploitation, help find missing children and assist victims of child abduction and sexual exploitation, their families, and the professionals who serve them.
Tell your story and open up to others going through similar situations and be survivors, not just victims, of the abuse that has affected you.
The Wounded Healer Journal (TWHJ) is the oldest point of presence on the web for psychotherapists and others who have experienced the devastation of trauma including child abuse.
Seek support from others and be there to support them through their difficult times, too.
Adult Survivors of Child Abuse (ASCA) is an individual and group support program for adult survivors of physical, sexual, and/or emotional child abuse or neglect.