Book: By sharing her personal journey through the pain she has suffered at the hands of her perpetrators, author and advocate Erin Merryn proves that one person can make a difference in the lives of others.
PDF: Children of all ages, races, ethnicities, and socioeconomic backgrounds are at risk for physical abuse. Physical abuse affects both boys and girls across neighborhoods, communities, and countries around the world.
Website: Based in South Carolina, Darkness to Light is a nonprofit working to end child sexual abuse by educating, raising awareness, sharing resources, and fostering a network of committed prevention advocates.
Video: In this inspirational talk by Jill Tolles, we are challenged to find the courage to have this conversation and be a hero for the 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys who are effected by this silent epidemic.
Video: Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris, M.D., explains how repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain. Transcripción disponible en español.
PDF: Most children who live with domestic violence can recover and heal from their experiences. One of the most important factors that helps children do well after experiencing domestic violence is a strong relationship with a caring, nonviolent parent.
PDF: Living Life Online is a resource guide for kids to learn critical thinking skills and apply them to understanding communicating online, asking essential questions: Do I know and trust who I’m dealing with – or what I’m sharing or downloading?