Library of Resources

Stop It Now! has the practical, hopeful and specialized resources adults need to prevent child sexual abuse. Follow the links below to review, download or order prevention materials or search for specialized resources.

We know that lack of information is a key barrier in taking a step to prevent child sexual abuse. That's why we've also made available a searchable database of the resources used by our Helpline staff as an additional tool for understanding child sexual abuse and taking actions to prevent it.

To find resources, enter the title, a portion of the title or any key word to bring up all relevant resources.

Titlesort descending Description
Codependents of Sex Addicts

Support group for people whose lives have been affected by a loved one's compulsive sexual behaviors or sex addiction.
Tags: Self-Help, Abuser, Offender, Recovery 

Committee for Children Child Protection Resources for Families

Facts, videos, and information for families about keeping kids safe from child sexual abuse.
Tags: Prevention, Protection, Healthy Sexuality, Parenting, Committee for Children

Common Sense Media

Advice for parents about keeping kids safe online. Also includes articles and research about privacy and internet safety.
Tags: Prevention, Children, Teens, Social Media, Technology

Connect Safely: Organization

Webpage for parents, teens, educators, advocates, and concerned adults about the impact of the social Web. Safety tips available in Spanish.
Tags: Professionals, Internet Safety, Prevention, Kids, Children, Social Media, Technology

Consumers Guide to Therapist Shopping

Empowering and informative discussion about the process of choosing professional support for adult survivors of sexual abuse.  Appropriate for both men and women.
Tags: Recovery, Therapy, Therapist, Counseling, Counselor, Treatment

Coping with the Shock of Intrafamilial Sexual Abuse (National Child Traumatic Stress Network)

Information for families, individuals and professionals addressing sex abuse behaviors among family members
Tags: Incest, Siblings, Family, Sex Abuse, National Child Traumatic Stress Network, NCTSN

Court Appointed Special Advocate Association (CASA): Organization

A network of trained volunteers representing the best interests of abused and neglected children in the courtroom and other settings.
Tags: Legal, Trial, Foster Care, Advocacy, Child Survivor

Creating a Safe Place for Children and Youth in Communities of Faith: Article

Suggested policies and practices for faith-based communities to design safe environments
Tags: Church, Congregation, Prevention, Advocacy, Ministry, Temple

Creating Safer Environments for Children (Commit To Kids)

Resources and tools for creating safe and abuse free enviroments for parents and organizations. French available.
Tags: Prevention, Child Sexual Abuse, Schools, Youth Groups, Organizations, Youth Sports, Canada, International, Commit To Kids, Canadian Centre for Child Protection

Crime Victim Assistance Directory: National Center for Victims of Crime

Directory of available local victim assistance resources, including legal, financial and emotional aid. Also includes an attorney referral line.
Tags: Victim Assistance, Advocacy, Attorney, Counseling, Treatment, Recovery, Child Sexual Abuse

Crime Victim Services Directory: Office for Victims of Crime

 Directory of resources for victims of crime including legal, financial and emotional assistance. Includes glossary of terms.
Tags: Victim Assistance, Advocacy, Counseling, Treatment, Recovery, Child Sexual Abuse, Adult Survivor, Child Survivor

Crimes Against Children Research Center

Provides research and statistics to the public, policy makers, law enforcement personnel, and other child welfare practitioners about the nature and impact of crimes against children.
Tags: Professionals, Child Sexual Abuse, Bullying, Sex Trafficking, Prevention, Child Advocacy Centers, CCRC

Crisis Centers Directory (RAINN)

Directory of organizations and crisis centers serving survivors of sexual violence.
Tags: Child Survivor, Adult Survivor, Hotline, Referral, Victim Assistance, Therapy, Counseling, Advocacy, Support Group, Legal, Reporting, Medical, Child Sexual Abuse


Online confidential support and help to address own child pornography viewing.
Tags: Professionals, Abuser, Sex Offender, Practitioner, Treatment, Therapy, Intervention, Internet Safety

Custody Cases: Protecting your Child from Sexual Abuse: Article

Information and guidance for parents in custody cases involving sexual abuse, written by Atty. Arlaine Rockey
Tags: Legal, Child Survivor, Court, Trial, Parents, Divorce

Cybersex Unhooked: A Workbook for Breaking Free from Compulsive Online Sexual Behavior

A workbook for those struggling with compulsive online sexual behaviors.
Tags: Internet Safety, Abuser, Sex Offender, Professionals, Child Pornography, Sex Addiction, Self-Help, Therapy, Treatment

Website with information and resources for individuals with cybersexual addictions and their loved ones.
Tags: Internet Safety, Compulsive Online Sexual Behaviors, Abuser, Sex Offender, Child Pornography, Sex Addiction, Self-Help, Therapy, Treatment, Books, Articles, Sexual Recovery Institute, SRI

Cybertip!ca: Canada's National Tipline

Canada's national tipline for reporting the online sexual exploitation of children. Also includes resources for internet safety for parents, youth, and schools.
Tags: Reporting, Child Pornography, Sex Trafficking, Prevention, Research, Hotline, Child Sexual Abuse, Social Media, Sexting, Social Media, International, Children, Teens, Teenager

CyberTipline (1.800.843.5678)

National reporting hotline for internet safety.
Tags: Child Pornography, Child Sexual Abuse, Sexual Exploitation, Sex Trafficking, Sex Tourism, Tipline, Reporting, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, NCMEC

Darkness to Light

Organization empowering adults through prevention, awareness, and education to end child sexual abuse.
Tags: Child Survivor, Adult Survivor, Parents, Professionals, Advocacy, Training, Community, Communities, Darkness to Light, D2L