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INFORMATION FOR PARENTS

MaleSurvivor does not provide crisis services or intervention. If you are in immediate danger, or if you know a child is in danger, please call 911.

If you are concerned that a child is being harmed in the US, you can also call Childhelp USA® at: 1-800-4-A-Child. Many times reports can be filed anonymously, if that is a concern. For information on resources near you please consult our list of state agencies, or consult this State by State listing CPS agencies compiled by the Child Help Partnership

http://www.childhelp.org/page/-/pdfs/CPS-Phone-Numbers.pdf

If you seriously suspect abuse or neglect, or that a child is in danger, we urge you to make a report to your local Department of Human Services, or Child Protective Services Agency.


If you are the parent of a child who has been abused, welcome. We are sorry for what has happened, but please know that with hope, healing, and support every survivors of sexual abuse can recover. The sooner a child who has been abused receives the professional support they need to process what was done to them the greater their chances of healing and moving forward in their lives with fewer negative repercussions. 

FREE INFORMATIONAL SHEETS FOR PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS (pdf files)

Sexual Development and Behavior in Children: Information for Parents and Caregivers (from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network)

Understanding and Coping with Sexual Behavior Problems in Children: Information for Parents and Caregivers (from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network)

RESOURCES FOR PARENTS OF ADULT SURVIVORS:

Family and Friends Discussion Forum in the MaleSurvivor Discussion Forums

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