The Truth About Abuse

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Crisis Numbers, Resources, and Articles

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The National Domestic Violence Hotline – 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE)

National Dating Abuse Helpline – 1-866-331-9474

Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center – International Toll-Free (24/7)
1-866-USWOMEN (879-6636)

National Child Abuse Hotline/Childhelp  – 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453

National Sexual Assault Hotline  – 1-800-656-4673 (HOPE)

National Human Trafficking Resource Center/Polaris Project –  Call: 1-888-373-7888 Text: HELP to BeFree (233733)

Deaf Abused Women’s Network (DAWN) – Email:                      VP: 202-559-5366

Casa de Esperanza  – Linea de crisis 24-horas/24-hour crisis line  1-651-772-1611

National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights – 1-510-465-1984

National Coalition for the Homeless – 1-202-737-6444

Asian and Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence – 1-415-954-9988

The Black Church and Domestic Violence Institute  – 1-770-909-0715

Northwest Network of Bisexual, Trans, Lesbian & Gay Survivors of Abuse –                          1-206-568-7777

National Center for Elder Abuse – 1-855-500-3537

American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence  1-202-662-1000

Men Can Stop Rape – 1-202-265-6530

Men Stopping Violence – 1-866-717-9317

 Where’s the Line?   Designed to educate bystanders on how to appropriately address signs of family violence and abuse. Bystanders can anonymously and confidentially call 844-234-LINE (5463), text 87028, or chat , 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday.  

Physical/ Sexual Abuse Articles

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

Emotional Abuse Articles

Emotional Abuse in the Christian Marriage. Part One  

Part Two      Part Three       Part Four       Part Five

Is Watching Porn Emotional Abuse?

More On, “Is Watching Porn Emotional Abuse?”

Spiritual Abuse Articles

Spiritual Abuse May Be Happening In Your Church Or to You 

Abuse in General Articles

Understanding Why Victims Stay (National Coalition Against Domestic Violence)

What is True Love? Not This…

Abuse in “Safe” Places, Like Church

If It Hurts, Is It Love?     Part One      Part Two