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Abuse - Response Education & Support


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Abuse| Information & Resources







Physical Abuse

  • Keeping the Faith: Guidance for Christian Women Facing Abuse | Marie M. Fortune

  • Overcoming Physical Abuse in Relationships: How to Stop Suffering Physical Abuse at the Hands of Your Partner and Escape Your Abusive Relationship for ... Abusive Relationships, Abusive Marriage | Ali Starke

Verbal Abuse

  • The Verbally Abusive Relationship: How to recognize it and how to respond | Patricia Evans

  • Verbal Abuse: How to Eliminate Verbal Abuse from Your Relationship | Anne Mapehrson

Emotional Abuse

  • Healing the Scars of Emotional Abuse | Gregory Jantz, Ann McMurray

  • Emotional Abuse: The Surivor's Guide to How to Break Hold of Emotional Control By Not Blaming Yourself | Madeleine Morgan

  • 30 Covert Emotional Manipulation Tactics: How Manipulators Take Control in Personal Relationships | AB Admin

  • Healing from Emotional Abuse in Marriage: Learn How to Recognize Signs of Emotional Abuse and How to Deal with an Emotionally Abusive Husband | Haley Johanson

  • Emotionally Abusive Relationship Signs | Merry Heart

  • Emotionally Abusive Husbands and Boyfriends | Sharon Walsh Cook

Sexual Abuse/Assault

  • The Wounded Heart: Hope for Adult Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse

  • Hush: Moving From Silence to Healing after Childhood Sexual Abuse | Nicole Braddock Bromley

  • Abused Boys: The Neglected Victims of Sexual Abuse

  • It Happened to Me: A Teen's Guide to Overcoming Sexual Abuse | William Lee Carter

  • Broken Boys/Mending Men: Recovery from Child Sexual Abuse | Stephen D. Grubman-Black

  • A Mother's Touch: Surviving Mother-Daughter Sexual Abuse | Julie A Brand

  • Invisible Girls: The Truth About Sexual Abuse - A Book for Teen Girls | Patti Feuereisen

  • When Women Sexually Abuse Men: The Hidden side of Rape, Stalking, Harassment, and Sexual Assault

Domestic Violence

  • But He Never Hit Me: The Devastating Cost of Non-Physical Abuse to Girls and Women | Dr. Jill Murray

  • Domestic Violence: Putting a Stop to Physical Abuse: Fight Back, Get Strong, and Look Ahead | Phebe Pearson

  • Escaping Control & Abuse: How to Get Out of a Bad Relationship & Recover from Assault

  • Why Does He Do That? Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men

  • When Dad Hurts Mom: Helping Your Child Heal the Wounds of Witnessing Abuse | Lundy Bancroft

  • Violent No More: Helping Men End Domestic Abuse | Michael Paymar

  • Abused Men: The Hidden Side of Domestic Violence | Philip W. Cook

Child Abuse

  • Please Tell! A Child's Story About Sexual Abuse | Jessie

  • Child Abuse: What You Need to Know | Evin M. Daly

  • Kids Helping Kids Break the Silence of Sexual Abuse | Linda Lee Foltz

  • Sibling Abuse: Hidden Physical, Emotional, and Sexual Trauma | Vernon R Wiehe

  • Someone Hurt Me | Susan Cavaciuti 

Elder Abuse

  • The Sad Truth About Elderly Abuse | Elaine Kleid

  • Doing the Right Thing | Roberta Satow

  • Elder Abuse Prevention and Intervention: A Guide to Dealing With Nursing Home Abuse and Other Elderly Abuse Issues | Carrie Shenoy 

Spiritual Abuse

  • The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse: Recognizing and Escaping Spiritual Manipulation and False Spiritual Authority | David Johnson

Ritual/Satanic Abuse

  • Breaking the Circle of Satanic Ritual Abuse: Recognizing and Recovering from the Hidden Trauma | Daniel Ryder

  • Safe Passage to Healing: A Guide for Survivors of Ritual Abuse | Chrystine Oksana


  • Stalking 101: Everything You Need to Know to Keep Yourself Safe | Mary June Makoul

  • Time's Up: A Guide on How to Leave an Abusive and Stalking Relationship | Susan Murphy-Milano

  • The Romantic Terrorist: Protect Yourself from Stalking, Bullying and Threats | Mary June Makoul

  • Stop Stalking Me | V.A. Maclan

Websites - Click on a title 


          Need Help Now?       
             {contact a national help line}

Crisis Text Line
TEXT “GO” TO 741741 


Sexual Assault Hotline
1-800-656-HOPE (Spanish)


Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)


Domestic Violence Hotline


Child Abuse Hotline

Center on Elder Abuse


Runaway Safeline


Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
Call: 1-866-331-9474
Text: LOVEIS to 22522


Stalking Resource Center


National Association of Adult Survivors of Child Abuse
(scroll down, click on New York: lists hotlines and resources by city)

Abuse Recovery

Abuse| Recovery






  • On The Threshold of Hope | Diane Mandt Langberg

  • Adult Children of Abusive Parents: A Healing Program for Those Who Have Been Physically, Sexually, or Emotionally Abused | Steven Farmer

  • Outgrowing the Pain: A Book for and About Adults Abused As Children | Eliana Gil

  • Courage to Heal | Ellen Bass

  • Rid of My Disgrace: Hope and Healing for Victims of Sexual Assault | Justin S. Holcomb

  • Allies in Healing: When the Person You Love Was Sexually Abused as a Child | Laura Davis

  • Healing the Child Within: Discovery and Recovery for Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families | Charles L. Whitfield M.D.

  • When Your Child Has Been Molested: A Parents' Guide to Healing and Recovery | Kathryn Brohl

  • Healing the Trauma of Abuse: A Women's Workbook | Mary Ellen Copeland

  • The Sexual Abuse Victim's Guide to Recovery: The Journey from Victim to Survivor to Healthy Survivor and Beyond | Samantha E. Payne

  • Ravaged Relentlessly: Biblical Help for Those Overcoming Sexual Crime | Kesha Lee Gore

  • Caught in the Act of Grace: A Sexual Abuse Recovery Bible Study for Women | Darla Weaver

  • The Emotionally Destructive Relationship: Seeing It, Stopping It, Surviving It | Leslie Vernic

  • The Verbally Abusive Relationship: How to Recognize It and How to Respond | Patricia Evans

  • The Wounded Heart | Dan B. Allender

  • Emotional Blackmail: When the People In your Life Use Fear, Obligation, and Guilt to Manipulate You | Susan Forward

  • Healing from Trauma: A Survivor's Guide to Understanding Your symptoms and Reclaiming Your life | Jasmin Lee Cori

  • PTSD Workbook: Simple, Effective Techniques for Overcoming Traumatic Stress Symptoms| Mary Beth Williams

  • Helping Those Who Hurt: A Handbook for Caring and Crisis | Barbara Roberts

  • When a Man You Love Was Abused: A Woman's Guide to Helping Him Overcome Childhood Sexual Molestation | Cecil Murphey

  • Testimony of a Seeker | Jennifer Jill Schwirzer 


End It Now: Adventists Say No to Violence Against Women
Abuse Recovery
Abuse and the Miracle of Recovery
RAINN: Recovering from Sexual Assault
Emotional Abuse Help, Support, & Recovery
Child Abuse Recovery




  • Cyberbullying: The Ultimate Guide for How to Protect You and Your Children from a Cyber Bully |  Caesar Lincoln

  • Difficult People: Foolproof Methods-Dealing with Difficult People, Mean People, and Workplace Bullying | William Lockhart

  • Bullying at School: How to Notice if Your Child is Being Bullied at School and Deal with it Quickly and Efficiently | Lillian Green

  • Bullied: Why You Feel Bad Inside and What to Do About It: A Guide to Recovery from Bullying | Katherine Mayfield

  • Take Back Your Power: Strategies for Stopping Bullying and Abuse | Ruth Wilson

  • Bullying is for Losers: Tips and Tricks on How to Overcome Bullying | Robert Gallagher

  • Bullying: A High school Handbook | Dr. G and Joan

  • Children's Book: How to Deal with Bullying at School: A Guide for Kids | Lake Step and P.C. Adams


Domestic Violence

Domestic | Violence









  • Healing the Trauma of Domestic Violence: A Workbook for Women | Mari McCaig

  • Domestic Violence Safety Plan: A Comprehensive Plan that will Help Keep You Safer Whether You Stay or Leave | Kellie Jo Holly

  • The Power to Break Free Workbooks: For Victims and Survivors of Domestic Volence |Anisha Durve

  • Surviving Domestic Violence: A Guide to Healing Your Soul and Building Your Future | Danielle F. Wozniak

  • It's My Life Now: Starting Over AFter An Abusive Relationship or Domestic Violence | Meg Kennedy Dugan


Other Resources
A 360-degree Look at the Domestic Abuse Cycle


Rape| Recovery




  • Sexual Assault: Will I Ever Feel Okay Again? | Kay Scott

  • The Rape Recovery Handbook: Step-by-Step Help for Survivors of Sexual Assault | Aphrodite T Matsakis

  • Recovering From Rape | Linda E. Ledray

  • When You're the Partner of a Rape of Incest Survivor | Larry Levine

  • I Never Called It Rape: The MS. Report on Recognizing, Fighting, and Surviving Date and Acquaintance Rape | Robin Warshaw

  • The Year After Journal: Your Guide to Reclaiming Personal Power After Rape | Ashley Warner 

  • Dating After Trauma: How to find the love of your life after experiencing an abusive relationship, rape, or sexual abuse | Emily Avagliano 

  • When Women Sexually Abuse Men: The Hidden Side of Rape, Stalking, Harassment, and Sexual Assault  | Philip W. Cook

  • Rcode: Breaking The Silence On Male On Male Rape | Johanna Sparrow

After Silence
Rape Recovery
How to Help Someone Heal From Rape or Sexual Assault

Healthy Place
FactSheets: Male Rape Victims

Other Resources
National Hotline
800.656.HOPE (4673)

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