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
National Institute of Mental Health Information Resource Center Live Help (1.800.789.2647)
National Juvenile Justice Network
National Organization for Victim Assistance

Information, resources and referrals for victim advocacy and resources

National Parent Helpline (1.855.4A.PARENT)

Helpline for parent and caregiver support.

National Plan to Prevent the Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Children
National Reentry Resource Center
National Runaway Safeline (1.800.RUNAWAY)

Crisis line for youth thinking about running away, for youth already on the run and for adults worried about a runaway.  24/7 help available.

National Sex Offender Public Website (FBI)

A list of offender registry websites by state provided by the FBI.

National Sexual Assault Hotline (1.800.656.HOPE)

Nationwide referrals for specialized counseling and support groups. Hotline (1.800.656.4673) routes calls to local sex assault crisis centers for resources and referrals. Spanish available

National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) - UK
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1.800.273.TALK )

24 hr support and asssitance for anyone feeling depressed, overwhelmed or suicidal.

National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline (1.800.331.9474)

 Peer advocates available 24/7 to support teens with concerns about dating violence

Nationwide Referral for Sex Offender Treatment

Referrals for treatment for adults or youth who have sexually offended.

NEARI Press

Online training workshops.

Netsmartz Workshop: An Interactive Educational Resource

An interactive educational resoruce for parents, teens, and kids about internet safety.

New Hope for Sex Offender Treatment: Article

Article by Karen Kersting about how research suggests psychological treatment helps reduce recidivism among convicted sex offenders.

No Hay Lugar Como el Hogar

Sex education for pre-K through 12th grade.

Online support group for parents of abused children - TAALK

Online weekly support group for parents whose children have been sexually abused.

Operation Predator - Targeting child exploitation and sexual crimes: Homeland Security Fact and Information Page
Out of Bounds: Sexual Abuse in Sports: Article

Psychology Today blog post with advice and tips for observing coaches and other’s behaviors.
Tags: Sports, Athletics, Parents, Extracurricular Activities, School, Kids, Teens, Prevention

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