Sexual Abuse

January 31, 2023 05:00 AM MST
While abuse is a problem that extends far beyond the Latter-day Saint community, Church members who have worked within this space say Latter-day Saints can better engage in prevention.
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September 26, 2022 04:34 PM MDT
The training allowed me to understand the topic of abuse with a gospel lens, and I was able to apply it when an incident occurred in Primary.
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October 19, 2019 12:00 PM MDT
As a mental health professional, I find myself helping individuals at crossroads in their lives as they seek to understand various emotions and events that have taken place or are taking place. No matter what path my clients might be facing, through the lens of our Savior Jesus Christ’s teachings, I have gained a deep understanding that the first step in the healing and self-acceptance process is the gift of love—love that invites each child of God to trust, hope, and seek spiritual guidance, self-acceptance, and, when appropriate, accountability.
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By  LDS Living
June 21, 2019 03:05 PM MDT
After being molested by a person she considered a close friend, Ally didn't know where to turn.
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By  LDS Living
February 05, 2019 09:51 PM MST
“If I can help one person, if I can bring some sort of healing to one person by telling my story, then it's worth it," Rabbi Avrohom (“Avremi”) Zippel said after testifying that his former nanny, Alavina Florreich, sexually abused him for 10 years.
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December 21, 2018 02:09 PM MST
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April 26, 2018 02:25 PM MDT
“We feel profound sorrow for what each of these women has experienced. It is particularly heartbreaking that they have suffered because of the actions of a man who should have been a trusted priesthood leader. As followers of Jesus Christ, we want to do all within our power to both alleviate suffering and prevent abuse," a Church statement released Thursday said.
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By  LDS Living
October 25, 2017 01:32 PM MDT
LDS artist Nadia Khristean creates music to raise awareness for social causes she feels passionate about. Recently, she performed an emotional cover of Demi Lovato's "Warrior" to capture her feelings of the #MeToo campaign, which brings to light voices of women who have been sexually harassed or abused.
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