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You can escape and heal from abuse!

No one deserves to be abused. You do not deserve to be abused!

Escaping abuse is possible. Both children and adults can heal from being abused. You can rebuild your life and become stronger.

You can establish and create your own resiliency. Resiliency is the ability to bounce back from traumatic experiences such as abuse. You can write your own future story of safety.

Educating and empowering yourself will help you build a sense of control over your life. One important step is to build a support system, even beyond your family. This support system may include friends, church members, pastors, counselors, teachers, coaches, or support groups.

Find someone who believes you.

You are not alone. Help is available. You can get immediate help by calling one of the Kansas City Metro 24 hour crisis lines.   

If you are afraid of your partner or spouse, learn more about domestic violence.

If you are a teen that is possibly in an abusive relationship, learn more about teen dating violence.

If your child or a child you know is being hurt, learn more about child abuse.

If you are a child or teen and are being abused, learn more about abuse.