Archive for: Child Abuse


Telling Someone

Sep 6th, 2017
The impact of prevention education is far reaching and life changing. For Stephanie, a student of Speak Up Be Safe’s forerunner program, that impact not only helped stop ongoing sexual…

Zachary's Story

Mar 28th, 2017
As we mark National Child Abuse Prevention Month and shine a spotlight on abuse with Childhelp National Day of Hope on Wednesday, April 5th, it’s crucial to remember that there…

Joyce's Story

Jan 31st, 2017
Joyce was only six years old when she arrived at the Childhelp Merv Griffin Village. She stood waist-high to most of the staff, her perfectly straight blonde hair framing her…

Laura's Story

Jan 31st, 2017
When we hear the word “childhood,” most of us instantly recall our favorite experiences from when we were young—the magic of the holidays, the excitement of a new toy or…

Quincy's Story

Jan 31st, 2017
Quincy was only 9 years old, but he had lived in close to 20 different places by the time he came to Childhelp. The abuse he suffered was similar to…

Sarah's Story

Jan 31st, 2017
Sarah was a sweet girl. Like so many of the children who walk through our doors, what was wrong with Sarah was her parents and very little else.  She had…

Don’t Stay Silent

Oct 7th, 2011
I'm twenty-five years old and to this day I am frozen whenever I step outside. I am vulnerable and fear that one day, whether I like it or not, my…