The Truth About Abuse

Crisis Numbers, Resources, and Articles

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Support Numbers and Websites

Physical/Sexual Abuse Articles 

Emotional Abuse Articles

Spiritual Abuse Articles

Abuse in General Articles 

Emergency Help

United States

Worldwide 

  • List of International Abuse Hotlines
  • Asian and Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence – 1-415-954-9988   www.apiidv.org 
  • Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center – International Toll-Free (24/7)  1-866-USWOMEN (879-6636)     www.866uswomen.org
  • Canada text-message hotline. Text HOME to 686868
  • UK text-message hotline – Shout is an affiliate of Crisis Text Line® in the UK.  Shout is available in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Text SHOUT to 85258
  • South Africa and Ireland – Crisis Text Line launching in 2019

U.S Specific Groups

  • National Dating Abuse Helpline – 1-866-331-9474      www.loveisrespect.org
  • National Human Trafficking Resource Center/Polaris Project –  Call: 1-888-373-7888 Text: HELP to BeFree (233733)     www.polarisproject.org
  • American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence 1-202-662-1000 www.abanet.org/domviol
  • Deaf Abused Women’s Network (DAWN) – Email: Hotline@deafdawn.org                      VP: 202-559-5366     www.deafdawn.org
  • Casa de Esperanza  – Linea de crisis 24-horas/24-hour crisis line  1-651-772-1611  www.casadeesperanza.org
  • National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights – 1-510-465-1984   www.nnirr.org
  • National Coalition for the Homeless – 1-202-737-6444    www.nationalhomeless.org
  • The Black Church and Domestic Violence Institute  – 1-770-909-0715    www.bcdvi.org
  • Northwest Network of Bisexual, Trans, Lesbian & Gay Survivors of Abuse –          1-206-568-7777      www.nwnetwork.org
  • National Center for Elder Abuse – 1-855-500-3537     http://www.ncea.aoa.gov/   The Justice Department encourages victims to report abuse to their local FBI office and to the FTC’s Consumer Sentinel at www.ftc.gov or 1-877-FTC-HELP (1-877-382-4357).

Physical/ Sexual Abuse Articles

Men Can Stop Rape – 1-202-265-6530   www.mencanstoprape.org

Men Stopping Violence – 1-866-717-9317   www.menstoppingviolence.org

Beware Wolves in Sheep Clothing: Accepting Blatant Abuse in View of God’s Mercy

Emotional Abuse Articles

 Emotional Abuse in the Christian Marriage 

Is Watching Porn Emotional Abuse?

Spiritual Abuse Articles

Spiritual Abuse May Be Happening In Your Church Or to You 

Abuse in General Articles

What is Abuse?  https://www.healthyplace.com/abuse

What is True Love? Not This…

Abuse in “Safe” Places, Like Church

If It Hurts, Is It Love?     

Understanding Why Victims Stay (National Coalition Against Domestic Violence)