Though the forum and chat do not boast the same numbers as some of the larger organizations, they are one of the more active conversation places on the Internet currently. As it suggests, this resource focuses on teen relationships and can be accessed by phone, text or live chat.Run by The National Domestic Violence Hotline, it offers real-time, one-on-one support from trained peer advocates that offer support, information and advocacy to those involved in dating abuse relationships as well as concerned parents, teachers, clergy, law enforcement, and service providers.It is impossible to give information on ritual abuse, and about people's opinions about ritual abuse, in a way that is not upsetting and/or triggering. It is the only available court-oriented resource targeted toward teenage victims. NOTE: from the publisher “Publicly disgraced for making anonymous telephone calls, a former president of American University recounts his shattering experiences as a child victim of sexual abuse and incest, offering inspiration in the story of his painful healing.” Boyle, P. Written by an expert in the field of childhood sexual abuse, the book contains a wealth of exercises and activities that can be effectively applied in individual and group therapy settings.

A safe and anonymous place for teens to get information and support from other teens with a chat room, covering topics such as relationships, school, depression, stress, suicide, parents, cutting, identity and health.

Chat is available M-Th PM to PM Pacific Time (except during the summer when the chat room is closed). An online forum with around 2,000,000 posts and over 70,000 members run by Pandora’s Project, which provides information, support, and resources to rape and sexual abuse survivors and their friends and family.

After Silence aims to help victims become survivors and to communicate in the recovery of domestic and sexual violence.

It offers an active message board and chat room for rape, sexual assault, sexual abuse, incest and molestation survivors.

You will not be required to provide any identifying information unless you choose to.

If the crisis counselor has reason to believe that a life-endangering situation exists (harm to self or others) you will be asked to provide your identifying information.

Yes ICAN chats are facilitated by trained facilitators and cover various subjects, including teen survivors, male survivors, female survivors, physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, incest survivors, significant others, and parenting.

The following guidelines are used by Domestic to determine which books we will make available in our Recommended Books section.

If you’re looking to connect with people through chat rooms and message boards that are focused on domestic violence and sexual assault, this list of online resources will help.

If you join an online conversation, please keep in mind that you should not use your real name or contact information, and only use a safe email address if one is required. Also be sure to practice Safe Surfing, so that your online activity stays confidential.

It discusses both the approaches that these therapists bring to their work and presents interventions they have successfully applied in treatment. Aspects of Healing - Resolution And Moving on - Remembering - Believing It Happened - Breaking Silence - Understanding That It Wasn’t Your Fault - Learning to Trust Yourself - Grieving And Mourning - Anger - Confrontations - Dealing With Your Family Now - Guidelines For Healing Sexually - Resources NOTE: From the publisher: “A combination of checklists, writing and art projects, and open-ended questions and activities expertly guides the survivor through the healing process.