A new website aimed at providing help, hope, healing, and protection for victims of abuse is now available at abuse.lds.org. The site also provides resources for those who want to help prevent abuse.
Content on abuse.lds.org includes:
Sources of support, hope, and healing for victims of abuse.
Suggestions for how to help victims of abuse, such as knowing the signs of abuse and what to do next.
Ideas for preventing abuse and protecting others from abuse, such as recognizing patterns and types of abuse and learning how to talk to children about abuse.
Resources for Church leaders on how to protect members and report abuse.
This content is also available on the Gospel Library app under “Life Challenges.”
“The Lord expects us to do everything we can to prevent abuse and to protect and help victims,” says the Gospel Topics page on abuse. “No one is expected to endure abusive behavior.”