Gentle Recovery

Healing From Child Abuse & Rape

FAQ

Child Abuse

Suicide

Child Abuse

  1. What are some of the issues of child abuse?

    Some core issues of child abuse include the following - 

    -a sense of powerlessness

    -shame

    -fear

    -distrust

    -aggression and violence

    -bedwetting

    -social withdrawal

    -depression and anxiety

    -self-harming behaviour

    -suicide attempts

    -substance abuse

    -running away


    Abused children are at greater risk for emtional and adjustment problems. The abuse can have long-standing effects on their emotional, physical and social health and developement.

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Suicide

  1. What is the rate of Suicides

    Over 30,000 suicides occur in the United States in a year. That's the equivalant to 89 suicides in a day.....one in every 16 minutes.

    Suicide is never the answer. Need to talk - call 7 days a week 24 hrs day

    1-800-SUICIDE    (1-800-784-2433)  0r

    1-800-273-TALK


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