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This support group has been formed to offer an outstretched hand to adult survivors of abuse (physical, verbal, emotional or sexual abuse). Join this list and communicate with others who understand your needs and wants. Seek support from others and be there to support them through their difficult times, too.
https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/AbusedSurvivors/info - 11-Jun-2002 - Hits: 13006 - Rate This | Details
Adult Survivors of Child Abuse
Adult Survivors of Child Abuse (ASCA) is an individual and group support program for adult survivors of physical, sexual, and/or emotional child abuse or neglect.
ASCA's StepWork (21 steps) is a statement of the tasks and issues that most adult survivors face during their recovery from child abuse. Unlike some self-help programs, ASCA does not require that participants work the steps - although you may choose to do so - or that the steps be worked in a linear order. StepWork is a process whereby you concentrate on one particular step at a time in a given recovery program.
The Morris Center's "Survivor to Thriver" manual (a 115 page guidebook for ASCA participants, as well as for any survivor of physical, sexual and/or emotional child abuse or neglect) and all ASCA materials are available free to download.
http://www.ascasupport.org/ - 4-Oct-2006 - Hits: 8785 - Rate This | Details
After Silence is a community designed to help survivors communicate in the recovery of rape, sexual abuse, and domestic violence. Their mission is to support, empower, validate, and educate survivors, as well as their families and supporters.
http://www.aftersilence.org/ - 8-Oct-2006 - Hits: 8306 - Rate This | Details
A 12-step organization for recovery from emotional difficulties.
http://www.emotionsanonymous.org/ - 2-Nov-2005 - Hits: 10188 - Rate This | Details
A Lily or a Rose?
Support group and resource site for people dealing with mental health, bullying and abuse/trauma issues. Many of the pages are based around poems the author has written. The author invites readers to submit their own creative work for healing and discussion.
http://webspace.webring.com/people/ng/gold_blood/SupportNetworking.html - 27-May-2002 - Hits: 3126 - Rate This | Details
A newsgroup on alternate models of dealing with abuse.
Newsgroup (special software needed): news:alt.abuse.transcendence - 24-Feb-2000 - Hits: 702 - Rate This | Details
Archives of the Narcissistic Abuse Study List
The full archives of the Narcissistic Abuse Study List - links, articles, and resources regarding Pathological Narcissism, relationships with abusive narcissists, and the Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD).
https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/narcissisticabuse/conversations/messages - 9-Oct-2001 - Hits: 5090 - Rate This | Details
A coalition of ministries dedicated to helping the Christian community become a safe and helpful place for people recovering from addiction, abuse or trauma.
http://www.christianrecovery.com/ - 5-Sep-2006 - Hits: 1355 - Rate This | Details
Christian Survivors Forums
This forum is a safe place for survivors of abuse to honestly deal with their hurt, and their issues in a Christian fellowship. We spend time working through issues as a group, supporting each other as friends. It is a forum for those genuinely wanting to heal from their pasts, and move on into true survivorship!
http://www.christiansurvivors.com/forums/ - 1-Oct-2002 - Hits: 2691 - Rate This | Details
Door of Hope 4 Teens
Faith based counseling services for teens and young adult provided at no charge via: e-mail, hope line, chats on aim and monthly meetings.
http://www.doorofhope4teens.org/ - 17-Jun-2009 - Hits: 873 - Rate This | Details
Facebook Groups: Domestic Violence, Depression, Anxiety, PTSD Support Group
A Facebook group for those seeking a little extra support in their lives for current or past instances of Domestic Violence, Depression, Anxiety and PTSD.
ALL new members are screened prior to admittance into this group.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/350731518323137/ - 4-Mar-2015 - Hits: 508 - Rate This | Details
Facebook Groups: Mental Health and Abuse Support
This Facebook group is a peer to peer support group for individuals suffering from mental health issues or PTSD as a result of Abuse or Trauma.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/561833817263718/ - 4-Mar-2015 - Hits: 285 - Rate This | Details
Facebook Groups: Rape & Abuse Survivor Support
This group is for victims/survivors of rape and abuse. Members are asked to post their trigger: (tw). Tw being a broad category of that trigger, such as rape, etc.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/756428094367445/ - 4-Mar-2015 - Hits: 255 - Rate This | Details
Facebook Groups: You Are Not Alone <3 Support To Child Abuse Survivors
This Facebook group was created in April 2010 to raise awareness of child abuse and create a place for survivors to talk and express their feelings.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/319187306611/ - 4-Mar-2015 - Hits: 312 - Rate This | Details
Chat and Forums community with resources for abuse survivors.
http://www.fortrefuge.com/ - 11-Jun-2008 - Hits: 2278 - Rate This | Details
Help for Adult Victims of Child Abuse (UK)
Help for Adult Victims of Child Abuse (HAVOCA) provides support, friendship and advice for any adult who's life has been affected by childhood abuse.
http://www.havoca.org/ - 5-Oct-2006 - Hits: 948 - Rate This | Details
Hope For Healing.Org
Offering help to rape and abuse survivors via forums, chats, newsletter, information on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), domestic violence (DV) and more. Listserves for survivors, men and partners are also offered.
http://www.hopeforhealing.org - 19-Aug-2002 - Hits: 4427 - Rate This | Details
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children's (NCMEC) mission is to help prevent child abduction and sexual exploitation, help find missing children and assist victims of child abduction and sexual exploitation, their families, and the professionals who serve them.
http://www.missingkids.com/ - 4-Oct-2006 - Hits: 208 - Rate This | Details
Although oriented toward victims in New York, website offers a great deal of helpful information and links to resources for victims anywhere within the U.S.
https://www.safehorizon.org/ - 5-Feb-2000 - Hits: 1045 - Rate This | Details
Stalking Victims Sanctuary
Stalking Victims Sanctuary is an excellent resource and a safe community for stalking victims. It's time to get the word out in order to help the victims of this escalating crisis and to help others not become victims at all.
This is our safe space, our Sanctuary, where the goal is to support each other, and to help each other regain control of our lives.
http://www.stalkingvictims.com/ - 5-Oct-2006 - Hits: 669 - Rate This | Details
Support for Partners
Support for the partners of childhood sexual abuse survivors. The site offers resources, a link to support groups, and a private online forum.
http://www.supportforpartners.org - 16-Feb-2010 - Hits: 735 - Rate This | Details
This is a website set up for survivors who have been affected by abuse of any type, and suffer from mental illness. I hope you will feel very welcome here. Survivors Hope is a website for survivors of abuse and rape. Here we hope to help you find support and help you on your journey. We offer help and advice and support. Where you can explore your life’s events and what meanings they have for you. We hope you make friendships and have fun. This can be done on the forums and chat rooms provided. The forums are closely moderated and checked.
http://www.survivorshope.org/ - 28-Jun-2007 - Hits: 1220 - Rate This | Details
Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests
Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), an independent and confidential organization, with no connections with the church or church officials, is the nation's largest, oldest and most active support group for women and men wounded by religious authority figures (priests, ministers, bishops, deacons, nuns and others). SNAP offers a Discussion Board, link to SNAP Community on MSN.com, a place to publish your essays, a catalog of clergy abuse editorials to newspapers, help articles, and more.
http://www.snapnetwork.org/ - 5-Oct-2006 - Hits: 373 - Rate This | Details
Survivors Not Victims Speak
Survivors Not Victims Speak was created to provide a place where survivors and victims of abuse can reach out to each other for encouragement and guidance. Tell your story and open up to others going through similar situations and be survivors, not just victims, of the abuse that has affected you.
http://survivorsnotvictimsspeak.spruz.com - 5-Dec-2016 - Hits: 134 - Rate This | Details
Survivors of Incest Anonymous
A 12-step, self-help group of women and men, 18 years or older, who are survivors of child sexual abuse.
http://www.siawso.org/ - 9-Sep-2006 - Hits: 1126 - Rate This | Details
The Wounded Healer Journal
The Wounded Healer Journal (TWHJ) is the oldest point of presence on the web for psychotherapists and others who have experienced the devastation of trauma including child abuse. Created and maintained from 1995-2002 by Linda Chapman, TWHJ is now managed by Carol McClure.
To find out how to report child abuse click here. To go to the Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website click here.
TWHJ has both forums and chat rooms for Adult Survivors of Trauma and Abuse. We also have a Resources site that can assist you in finding more information about many of the topics found in the forums.
Topics discussed in the TWHJ Forums include: Treatment after abuse and trauma (counseling, psychotherapy, psychiatric care), psychological effects of child sexual abuse, neglect, physical and verbal abuse, domestic violence, dissociative identity disorder (DID - formerly multiple personality disorder or MPD), PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder), dealing with emotional maltreatment, abandonment, ritual abuse, depression, panic and anxiety, incest, sexual assault, self injury, eating disorders, alternative therapies including EMDR and energy therapies like Healing Touch, mental health resources, health issues, male survivors, relationship issues, crisis lines, finding a therapist, bipolar disorder, addiction, grief and loss, and spirituality -- to name a few.
http://www.twhj.com/ - 27-Dec-2001 - Hits: 2963 - Rate This | Details
Unsilenced - Abuse Survivors of VA Unite
A safe and trusting environment is the first step toward beginning the healing process and journey to recovering ones self.
We are a group of individuals who are here for friendship, support, sharing and healing. Whether verbal, physical, sexual or emotional, if you have ever experienced abuse or know someone who has, you know the lasting effects it can have on ones life. If you are a survivor of abuse or neglect, or are a supporter of a survivor, you have come to the right place. You are welcome here. Please join us on our path to wholeness.
https://www.meetup.com/unsilenced/ - 5-May-2010 - Hits: 494 - Rate This | Details
The Mission of WomensLaw.org is to provide easy-to-understand legal information and resources to women living with or escaping domestic violence or sexual assault. The site publishes state-specific legal information for domestic violence. They provide help through email, directly to women and advocates, throughout the U.S.
http://www.womenslaw.org/ - 3-Jun-2008 - Hits: 1073 - Rate This | Details
Yahoo Support Groups - Child Abuse
A listing of online support groups dealing with child abuse, hosted by Yahoo Groups.
https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/dir/1600061500 - 24-Apr-2000 - Hits: 773 - Rate This | Details
Yahoo Support Groups - Incest
A listing of online support groups dealing with sexual abuse, hosted by Yahoo Groups.
https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/dir/1600764516 - 24-Apr-2000 - Hits: 738 - Rate This | Details