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 ascending Description
National Center on Sexual Behavior of Youth: Organization

National training and technical assistance to assist youth with problematic sexual behavior.
Tags: Treatment, Support, Parenting, Juvenile Offender, Research, Professionals, National Center on Sexual Behavior of Youth, NCSBY

National Center for Victims of Crime: Organization

Directory available of local victim assistance resources, including legal, financial and emotional supports and services.
Tags: Financial Assistance, Lawyers, Attorneys, Emergency

National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse (National District Attorneys Association)

Assists prosecuters and allied professionals in the prosecution and prevention of child victimization.
Tags: Advocacy, Law, Legal, Trainings, Conferences, Publications, Research, NCPCA, NDAA

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: Organization

Information and resources for locating missing children, and preventing and responding to child sexual exploitation.
Tags: Laws, Legal, Advocacy, Hotline, Training

National Association of Crime Victim Compensation Boards: Organization

State by state guide of victim compensation boards to help with medical, transportation, emergency and other costs attributed to crime.
Tags: Financial Assistance

National Association of Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse: Organization

Support, information and resources for adult survivors of sexual abuse.
Tags: Support Group, Recovery, Healing, Victim

National Association for Counsel of Children: Organization

Professional resource for attorneys involved in child welfare, juvenile justice, and custody issues.
Tags: Lawyers, Legal, Victim Assistance, Laws

National Adolescent Perpetration Network (Kempe Foundation)

Network of professionals working together to prevent children and adolescents from developing abusive and sexually harmful behaviors.
Tags: Research, Statistics, Data, Training, Conferences, Sexual Behavior Problems, University of Colorado School of Medicine 

Mothers of Sexually Abused Children: Organization

An online resource and support site for mothers whose child or children have been sexually abused.
Tags: Parents, Support Group, Prevention, Intervention, Child Survivor, MOSAC

Mothers of Sexually Abused Children (Circle of Moms)

An online community of parents and caregivers whose children have been sexually abused.
Tags: Support Group

Mothers Against Sexual Abuse: Organization

Education and resources for survivors and their families.
Tags: Parents, Professionals, Adult Survivor, Advocacy, Legislation, MASA

Mental Health Services Locator (SAMHSA)

Resource directory to locate mental health services across the US.
Tags: Healing, Professional, Survivor, Treatment, Therapy

Massachusetts Citizens for Children: Organization

State-based advocacy group promoting children's rights in Massachusetts through community education and mobilization, including the Enough Abuse campaign against child sexual abuse.
Tags: MassKids, Parents, Professionals 

Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect (Child Welfare Information Gateway)

Fact sheet summarizing state laws regarding mandated reporting, including discussion of confidentiality and standards for reporting.
Tags: Professionals, Parents, Legal, Advocacy, Prevention, Intervention, Child Protective Services, CPS

MaleSurvivor: Organization

Support, treatment, and advocacy for male survivors of abuse.
Tags: Adult Survivor, Parents, Professionals, Therapy, Workshops, Trainings, Self-Help, Support Groups

Male Survivors of Abuse (A Men's Project)

A list of web-based resources for men who are survivors of child sexual abuse.
Tags: Adult Survivor, Male Survivor, Support Group, Therapy, Recovery

Making Daughters Safe Again

Online community and information resource for survivors of mother-daughter sexual abuse.
Tags: Adult Survivor, Self-Help, Support Group, Female Sex Offenders, Therapy, Workshops, Retreat

Legal Aid Programs (Legal Services Corporation)

Search resource for locating local legal aid programs
Tags: Custody, Domestic Violence, Adult Survivor, Child Survivor, Family Law, Lawyers, Legal Referrals, Victim Assistance

Leadership Council on Child Abuse and Interpersonal Violence: Organization

Scientific organization dedicated to providing professionals and lay persons with current research affecting public health and safety
Tags: Legal, Law, Policy, Conferences

Lauren's Kids

Organization working to prevent sexual abuse through education and awareness, and to help survivors heal with guidance and support. Includes prevention workshops and curricula for parents, children, and youth-serving organizations and trainings for caregivers of children who have been abused.
Tags: Adult Survivor, Child Survivor, Trauma Informed Care, Professionals, Advocacy, Speakers, Safer Smarter Kids