Stop Abuse in Your Life

Stop abuse in your relationship

  • Talk to someone you trust, such as a friend, family member, teacher, school counselor or coach.
  • Call the Kids Help Phone toll-free at 1-800-668-6868. It operates 24/7, 365 days a year. Someone will listen and help you. You can read more about abuse and coping strategies at Kids Help Phone
  • Call a local distress or sexual assault centre.
  • Call 911 or the police.

Help a friend you believe is being abused

  • Talk to your friend about it. Don’t ignore the signs and think it will go away.
  • Encourage your friend to seek help from a trusted adult, call the Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868 or visit Kids Help Phone.
  • Call the police or tell an adult you trust if you witness your friend being slapped, hit, hurt or assaulted in any way.
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