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.
|Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH): Organization||
Counseling referrals for sexual behavior concerns or online sexual behavior problems. Trainings also offered for professionals.
|Sidran Institute: Organization||
A resource for healing the various psychological and emotional effects of trauma to survivors and their loved ones, including treatment, support, recovery, and self-help.
|Sibling Abuse Survivors' Information and Advocacy Network (SASIAN): Organization||
Information, including parent guide to address questions regarding sibling sexual abuse.
|Shared Hope: Organization||
An organization trying to eradicate sex trafficking by through awareness, prevention, treatment, and training.
|Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS)||
Information about sexuality for adults and youth.
|Sexual Violence Research Initiative||
This page provides links information about child sexual abuse as well as the effects of sexual violence against women on their children.
|Sexual Recovery Institute: Organization||
Information, resources, and treatment for adults with sex and pornography addiction.
|Sexual Harassment National Hotlines and Resources (Feminist Majority Foundation)||
List of resources and reporting hotlines for sexual harassment.
|Sexual Education for Physically, Emotionally and Mentally Challenged Youth||
Article about how to teach sex education to youth with disabilities.
|Sexual Development and Behavior In Children (National Child Traumatic Stress Network)||
Facts and information about children's sexual behaviors and development, including what to expect and how to talk to youth about important issues.
|Sexual Compulsives Anonymous: Organization||
An organization for people with sexual addiction problems, with 12-step recovery options and support.
|Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner-Sexual Assault Response Team (SANE-SART): Organization||
Clinical and online coursework designed to train medical personnel and other professionals how to respond to sexual assault victims.
|Sexual Assault Coalition Directory (National Sexual Violence Resource Center)||
A catalog of coalitions and organizations dedicated to eliminating sexual violence.
|Sexual Abuse of Children With Disabilities: A National Snapshot (VERA)||
Issue brief examining child sexual abuse of children with disabilities. Offers recommendations for better prevention and treatment.
|Sexual Abuse in Childhood and Dental Fear - An Interview with Clinical Psychologist Dr. Carmen Santos||
Article discussing the link between child sexual abuse and fear of dental procedures, why one might experience it, and what can be done about it as a patient, professional, or parent.
|Sexual Abuse Center (Mom's Team)||
A resource for parents concerning sexual safety in youth sports.
|Sexaholics Anonymous: Organization||
A 12-step organization for sex addicts who want to become sexually sober.
|Sex-Specific Treatment (CMRPI)||
Article about sex-specific treatment for children and teenagers who are exhibiting warning signs of a sexual behavior problem. From the Child Molestation Research and Prevention Institute (CMRPI).
|Sex-Specific Therapy Referrals (CMRPI)||
Resource listing for treatment providers specializing in sex-specific therapy. From the Child Molestation Research and Prevention Institute (CMRPI).
|Sex or Sexual Abuse? Respect Yourself - Know the Difference (NCTSN)||
Guidebook on differentiating consensual sex from sexual assault and abuse, geared toward teens. From the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN).