SCAR is defined as “a lasting effect of grief, fear, or
other emotion left on a person’s character by an
unpleasant experience” –
Oxford Dictionary

The healing process is a journey and can be different for everyone.  The scars of Child Sexual Abuse rarely show as most are on the inside.

Research has shown that muscles retain memory of pain and trauma.  Often times, survivors of Child Sexual Abuse endure unexplainable physical manifestations of their emotional pain.

Revealing the secret will set you free and this can be the first step of your healing!

For a list of resources, please click on the links below:







Drug and Alcohol Addiction

CADA Bermuda

Pathways Bermuda

Turning Point Substance Abuse Team

Women Treatment Centre of Bermuda

Addiction Resource

Recommended Reading: The Recovery Formula by Beth Burgess


Eating Disorders

Bermuda Mental Health Foundation

Mid Atlantic Wellness Institute

Milestones In Recovery

Recommended Reading: Life Without ED by Jenni Schaefer


Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Safe Harbor House

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