Finding the Silver Lining

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Stop It Now! Joe Paterno I never imagined I’d be talking about these two titles in the same post. Stop It Now! is a nonprofit group whose mission is to educate others on preventing child sexual abuse. I’ve referred to them many times over the years as one of the most informative and helpful groups


Raising Support for Survivors

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April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month, two great reasons to raise awareness. Every two minutes someone in the United States is sexually assaulted. One in three girls and one in six boys will be sexually abused by their eighteenth birthday. As many as 93 percent of the children are


Awareness: Not for a Month, for a Lifetime

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Today is April 26. Only four more days and this month is over. Only four more days that we are asked to recognize Child Sexual Abuse Awareness Month. Phew! We don’t have to think about that awful topic for another year. Once May hits we can think about Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day and Memorial