How to Help IntroductionVictims need someone to believe them and to provide kind, caring support. What are signs that someone is being abused?Signs of abuse are not always easy to recognize. What should I do if I know or suspect that someone is being abused?If you know or suspect someone is being abused, report the abuse to civil authorities. How can I support someone who has been abused?Abuse can cause deep emotional pain, distorted thinking, and unhealthy behaviors. What should I do if my child has been abused?You may go through a wide range of emotions in discovering that your child has been abused, including shock, disbelief, anger, and sadness. Gospel Topics: AbuseVictims need someone to believe them and to provide kind, caring support. Protecting Members and Reporting AbuseAbuse can include the physical, emotional, or sexual mistreatment of others. Protect the Child: Responding to Child AbuseThis video discusses the responsibilities of ward and branch councils in regards to preventing child abuse. Preventing and Responding to Abuse: Instruction Outline for Stake and Ward Council MeetingsThis document summarizes current Church policies and guidelines on abuse.