Date(s) - Friday, April 23
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Adult education is key to preventing child sexual abuse. 1 out of 10 children will be sexually abused before they turn 18.
Research shows that people who are sexually violated as children are far more likely to experience psychological problems often lasting into adulthood, including post-traumatic stress syndrome, depression, suicide, substance abuse, teen pregnancy, school dropout and relationship problems.
Darkness to Light understands that learning the facts about childhood sexual abuse helps prevent it. Talking about it helps prevent it. Getting involved helps prevent it. The truth is, if childhood sexual abuse can be prevented, it can be stopped.