General Resources

ASCA (Adult Surviving Child Abuse) Australia

ASCA is a national organisation which works to improve the lives of adult survivors of child abuse throughout Australia.

Our long-term strategy is to ensure that all Australian adult survivors of childhood trauma will be able to access the specific services they need, to ensure health, well-being and meaningful engagement in their communities .

ASCA (Adult Survivors of Child Abuse)

Adult Survivors of Child Abuse (ASCA SM) is an international self-help support group program designed specifically for adult survivors of neglect, physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse. The ASCA SM program offers:

  • Community based self-help support groups
  • Provider based self-help support groups
  • Web based self-help support groups
  • Survivor to Thriver workbooks

Domestic Violence Resource
Domestic violence statistics show a steady increase in volient crimes at home. Domestic violence facts are hard to come by as victims maybe scared to come forward or trying to build up some kind of domestic violence defense. This website has been split into sections to help people get the right advice in dealing with the situation and getting domestic violence help is the largest consumer mental health site, providing comprehensive, trusted information on psychological disorders and psychiatric medications from both a consumer and expert point of view. We have an active mental health social network for support, online psychological tests, breaking mental health news, mental health videos, our documentary films, a live mental health tv show, unique tools like our “mediminder” and more. We’re glad you found us.

National Domestic Violence Hotline  (NDVH)

NDVH is a nonprofit organization that provides crisis intervention, information and referral to victims of domestic violence, perpetrators, friends and families.


Safe Horizon

Safe Horizon is the nation’s largest provider of services to victims of crime and abuse. Our mission is to provide support, prevent violence, and promote justice for victims, their families and communities.

  • Domestic Violence Hotline: 800.621.HOPE (4673)
  • Crime Victims Hotline: 866.689.HELP (4357)
  • Rape, Sexual Assault & Incest Hotline: 212.227.3000
  • TDD phone number for all hotlines: 866.604.5350

Survivors of Incest Anonymous (SIA)

We are a spiritual, self-help group of women and men, 18 years or older, who are guided by a set of 12 Suggested Steps and 12 Traditions as borrowed from AA, along with some slogans and the Serenity Prayer. There are no dues or fees. Everything that is said here, in the group meeting or member to member, must be held in strict confidence. We do not have any professional therapist working in our group. SIA is not a replacement for therapy or any other professional service when needed. The only requirement for membership is that you are a victim of child sexual abuse, and you want to recover.

United Way First Call For Help

United Way is a worldwide network in 45 countries and territories, including nearly 1,300 local organizations in the U.S. It advances the common good, creating opportunities for a better life for all, by focusing on the three key building blocks of education, income and health. The United Way movement creates long lasting community change by addressing the underlying causes of problems that prevent progress in these areas. LIVE UNITED is a call to action for everyone to become a part of the change.

Women Organized Against Rape (WOAR)

Women Organized Against Rape is a non-profit organization in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania whose mission is to eliminate all forms of sexual violence through specialized treatment services, comprehensive prevention education programs, and advocacy for the rights of victims of sexual assault. We provide free counseling for survivors of rape and childhood sexual abuse. Please explore our website to learn more about sexual violence and the array of services that WOAR can provide to survivors, family members, and the community.

24 Hour Hotline: 215-985-3333

SVU: 215-685-3251

The Wounded Healer Journal

Hello and welcome to 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.

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.

Locating a Counselor

American Association of Christian Counselors The Christian Care Network (CCN), is a national referral network of state licensed, certified, and/or properly credentialed Christian counselors offering care that is distinctively Christian and clinically excellent.

American Association of Pastoral Counselors The Referral Directory is located in the general section of the AAPC Website. It is a listing of certified members. Certified members who wish not to appear in this section please send an email to to have your name removed.

Celebrate Recovery
Please be aware this site has religious triggers!
This is a recovery group for those struggling with any kind of addiction, abuse, marital struggles or issues regarding depression. You do not need to belong to any church or religion. There is a location map so you can find a local group in your area.

National Board for Certified Counselors Welcome! CounselorFind is a unique website created to help the public find a professional counselor who holds the National Certified Counselor (NCC) credential. Only those NCCs who accept referrals are listed through CounselorFind.

Therapist Directory It’s free and it’s simple. Use the Internet’s first therapist directory to search for licensed therapist and choose the best match.
• Directory of therapists
• Online professional advice

Self-Injury& Suicide Prevention

*To Write Love On Her Arms– To Write Love on Her Arms is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide.  TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery.

MORE resources to come!

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