SCARS of Sexual Abuse

The SCARS of child sexual abuse are mostly on the inside and not on the outside and if untreated the long term affects can lead to alcohol &/or drug abuse, violence, teenage pregnancy, self injurious behaviors and eating disorders.

Recommended Reading for Eating Disorders:

Letting Go of Ed: A Guide to Recovering from Your Eating Disorder: by Pippa Wilson
Life Without Ed: by Jenni Shaefer
Brain Over Binge: by Catherine Hansen
Milestones Program


Recommended Reading for Alcohol & Drug Abuse:

The Recovery Formula: by Beth Burgess


Substance Abuse Addictions:

Busting the Myths About Addiction

Understanding Addiction

The Guide to Rebuilding Bridges with Your Loved Ones After Battling Addiction

How to Talk to a Child About a Parent’s Addiction

What to Do if Your Teen or Young Adult has a Problem with Drugs

How to Talk To Your Kids About Substance Abuse guide

Domestic Abuse and Addiction –

A Substance Abuse Guide for Parents

Born to Do Drugs



The Recovery Village
An organization dedicated to providing the best treatment possible to those struggling with substance abuse and co-occuring disorders in the U.S.