Books & Articles


For Kids

“I Said NO! A kid-to-kid guide to keeping private parts private” by: Kimberly & Zack King

“It’s My Body” by: Lory Freeman (English and Spanish)

“Love & Limits” by: Elizabeth Crary (English and Spanish)

“Amazing You! Getting smart about your private parts” by: Gail Saltz & Lynne Avril Cravath

“Telling Isn’t Tattling” by: Kathryn Hammerseng

“The Trouble with Secrets” by: Karen Johnsen

“It Happens to Boys Too” by: Jane Satullo & Russell Bradway

“Your Body Belongs to You” by: Cornelia Maude Spelman

“Who Am I? Where Did I Come From” by: Dr. Ruth Westheimer

For Teens

“It Happened To Me. A teen’s guide to sexual abuse” by: William Lee Carter

“It’s Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Healthby: Robie H. Harris

“How Long Does It Hurt? A Guide to Recovering from Incest and Sexual Abuse for Teenagers, Their Friends, and Their Familiesby: Cynthia Mater

“Unmasking Sexual Con Games” by: Kathleen M. McGee

For Parents

“The Sex Wise Parent” : by: Janet Rozenzweig

“Children Changed by Trauma: A Healing Guide” by: Debora Whiting-Alexander

“Children and Trauma: A guide for parents” by: Cynthia Monahon

“Helping Your Child Recover from Sexual Abuse” by: Caren Adams

“Caring for Sexually Abused Children” by: Dr. R. Timothy Kearney

“When Your Child Has Been Molested” by: Katheryn Brohl

“What Only a Mother Can Tell You about Child Sexual Abuse” by: Karen Schaefer


National Child Traumatic Stress Network,

Stop It Now,


Never Force A Child To Hug People

10 Ways To Talk To Your Kids About Sexual Abuse

10 Myths About Child Sexual Abuse

What to Do (and Not Do) When Children Are Anxious:

Helping Kids with Anxiety: Strategies to Help Anxious Children:

My Child Was Diagnosed with Depression…Now What?

Help for Parents of Children Who Have Been Sexually Abused by Family Members

Tips for Talking with Survivors of Sexual Assault

Effects of Sexual Violence

How Can Therapy Help?

Is my Teen Depressed?

Recognizing and responded to abused children/teens

For Teens:

How to Respond if Someone Is Pressuring You

What Consent Looks Like

Teen Dating Violence

Love Is Respect Hotline: 1-866-331-9474