Resources for Survivors of Abuse
Being raised in an abusive environment, Bobbie learned that she had to look outside of her immediate family and friends for help in her personal healing. If you need to talk about options and don't know where to start, you can reach out to a national help center for support and assistance in finding local services. Here are a few suggestions that may help.
Adult Survivors of Child Abuse is an international self-help support group program designed specifically for adult survivors of neglect, physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse.
The Hotline is part of the largest nationwide network of programs and expert resources and regularly shares insight about domestic violence with government officials, law enforcement agencies, media and the general public.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We're committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.
The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the U.S. and Canada, the hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who—through interpreters—provide assistance in over 170 languages. The hotline offers crisis intervention, information, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are confidential.