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Abuse Topic Center
This topic center focuses on Abuse and includes information on types of abuse (physical abuse, mental abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, psychological abuse, and neglect).  Also included is information about preventing abuse, what to do if you are being abused, and abuse reporting resources.   In addition, the site also includes links to valuable resources, related blog entries, questions and answers, and the opportunity to share experiences through an online support community.

Project No Spank
Parents and Teachers Against Violence in Education
A resource for parents, students, educators, education policymakers, healthcare providers, children's advocates, and all others who are concerned with the safety and wellbeing of children. This site provides a large collection of articles, speeches, and letters concerning the effects of spanking children. Its main focus is corporal punishment in schools, but much of the information covers abuse in general.

Victim-Assistance Online
The Victim-Assistance Center
A resource for workers in the victim-assistance field, related professionals and others interested in counseling people in tragic circumstances. The resource database provides a listing of private counseling clinics; local social service agencies; state or provincial agencies; judicial, federal and law enforcement based services, as well as private non-profit organizations of a variety of sizes.

Safe Horizon
Safe Horizon
Safe Horizon (formerly Victim Services) is a direct service, research, and advocacy organization serving the five boroughs of New York City. This attractive site contains practical information for coping with rape, domestic violence, stalking, abuse, torture, and similar ugly acts, and provides links to resources for those outside of New York. Text is also available in Spanish.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
National Domestic Violence Hotline

Provides information and referrals for victims of domestic violence, as well as a large collection of information/facts on domestic violence in various settings (home, work, military, etc) and cultural groups. Also shares information on how to help those that are suffering abuse.