These are links to the resources I list in the back of the book I wrote, The Light Meets The Dark.


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

Online National Hotline –

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network – – One of the nation’s largest anti-sexual abuse organizations.  They provide information about sexual abuse, prevention, and what to do if it happens to you. 

The Joyful Heart Foundation – A non-profit organization started by Law and Order: SVU star, Mariska Hargitay.

1 in 6  – an organization dedicated to helping male survivors of childhood sexual abuse.

Male Survivor – An organization dedicated to providing resources to male survivors of sexual trauma.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center – A national information and resource hub with a wealth of resources for people who work with survivors of sexual assault.

CDC website on Sexual Violence - Covering multiple topics related to Sexual Violence.


Stay Teen -– A website dedicated to teenagers and the problems they face, including dating abuse.

CDC – Teen Dating Violence - The CDC’s website about teen dating violence.

Love Is Respect – A website striving to be a comprehensive resource on teen dating violence.

Break The Cycle – a non-profit organization committed to empowering youth to end domestic violence.


National Domestic Violence Hotline – 1-800-799-7233, online at

National Coaliton Against Domestic Violence – Contains a wealth of information about the topic of domestic violence.

Domestic Violence Handbook – A handbook produced by the Oakland County Coordinating Council Against Domestic Violence in Michigan.

CDC website on Interpersonal Violence  - contains information related to both Interpersonal violence and teen dating violence.


Futures Without Violence – A group dedicated to end violence against women, children and families, around the world.


CDC Youth Violence Webpage - Covering multiple types of youth violence including electronic violence and school violence.

Stop Bullying – A Federal website managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services committed to providing resources on preventing and responding to bullying.