Here is Talleha’s story:
Talleha had been sexually abused and as a result, was depressed and ready to kill herself…then she found TheHopeLine with Dawson McAllister and found help and hope.
1 in 4 girls are sexually abused by the age of 18
1 in 6 boys are sexually abused by the age of 18
90% of child sexual abuse victims know the perpetrator in some way
68% are abused by a family member
If you see any signs of abuse in someone you know, or if you yourself are abused get help right away. The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline is a 24-hour hotline with resources to aid in every child abuse situation. All calls are anonymous and confidential. Call 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453) for help.