National Association of Adult Survivors of Child Abuse

National Association of Adult Survivors of Child Abuse

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NAASCA Outreach
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Contact us at any time .. and for any reason. But get involved. There's much work to be done, both on our own recovery issues and helping others. We've a series of tools you can use to stay in touch with us (and each other). Too few recovery groups exist around the country, and too little is being done to serve the survivor community and the kids who suffer daily at the hands of abusers. We'll want to help you with both these issues, as together we seek our happy destiny.
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Contact us: Bmurray3rd@aol.com
(please add NAASCA to your subject line)
Feel free to..
call us directly:..

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..These NAASCA members are willing to get email and / or take calls from survivors or anyone else:

AmyAnna Soto, Modesto, California
.....Facebook profile: AmyAnna Soto - NAASCA volunteer
.....Abuse survivor, activist, artist & NAASCA Blogger
Anna.Rising110@gmail.com please write first
Terri Lanahan, Butte, Montana
.....Facebook profile: Terri Lanahan - NAASCA volunteer
.....Abuse, incest and DV survivor / activist - poet
t_lanahan@yahoo.com 406 / 299-0253
Patricia (Trish) McKnight, Breese, Illinois
.....Facebook profile: Patricial A McKnight - NAASCA volunteer
.....Abuse and DV survivor / activist & author of "My Justice"
trish.mcknight@live.com 618 / 304-7438
Steve McNally - Melborne, FL - survivor/activist
.....Facebook profile: Steven McNally
.....NAASCA family member, 12 stepper
stevenmcnally68@gmail.com 201 / 354-0822
MistyMarie Reynolds - Spokane, Washington - survivor/activist
.....Faith based recovery - Facebook profile: Mistymare Reynolds
.....Facebook group (secret): Angel Wings (contact Misty to join)
judealee728@live.com 509 / 216-5955
Dr. Regina Marie Baldwin - St Louis, Missouri area
.....Certified Life Coach & professional councelor - survivor/activist
.....Hope4HurtingHearts.org & ChristianCounselingCorner.com
baldwin@hope4hurtinghearts.org 314 / 791-2450
800 / 750-2309
Elizabeth Sullivan - St Paul, Minnesota area
.....Abuse survivor/activist - NAASCA volunteer
.....Runs recovery groups / offers services - Empower Survivors
empowersurvivors@gmail.com 651 / 300-9180
Tammy Shoffstall - Savanah, Georgia
.....Abuse survivor/activist - NAASCA volunteer & Board Member
.....NAASCA Treasurer - Tammy Shoffstall on FB
tshoffstall@aol.com 706 / 533-8010
Sharika Soal - Palmdale, CA
.....Abuse survivor and activist - NAASCA volunteer
.....Specialist with youth - greater Los Angeles area
LadysoalPr@gmail.com please write first
Jay Lore - Laurel, Maryland
.....Abuse survivor and activist, NAASCA volunteer
.....Author - Sometimes You Lose, Sometimes you Learn
skythunderchief@msn.com
720 / 308-0375
Jenna Brooks - New Hampshire
.....Activist for women's issues, especially battered women & children
.....Author / activist - Jenna Brooks Online
shesjennab@gmail.com please write first
Kym Harmony Tracy - Robinson, Illinois
.....Abuse and rape survivor, NAASCA volunteer
.....Author/founder www.ABeautiful-Mess.com - Rope of Hope Ministry
kym@abeautiful-mess.com 618 / 553-9512
JoAnn Kerschner - Baltimore, Maryland
.....Abuse survivor, NAASCA volunteer
.....Founder: ShatteredCanvas.org - info@shatteredcanvas.org
joannke88@gmail.com 443 / 528 8698
Eve Carson - Indianapolis, Indiana
.....Mother of abuse victims, NAASCA volunteer
.....Author "Mommy's A Mole" Unraveling the Joan Webster Murder
eve_carson@yahoo.com 317 / 525-7925
Cherlyn F. Branch - Dallas, Texas
.....Advocate / volunteer - Blue Ribbon Neighborhood Watch
.....Founder - The Healing Branch
info@thehealingbranch.org 877 / 295-5855
Wayne Filowitz - Boca Raton, Florida
.....Abuse Survivor, NAASCA volunteer
.....Senior VP at WRPBiTV
WRPBiTV@yahoo.com 561 / 282-6550
Eric Ramsey - Los Angeles, California
.....Abuse Survivor, NAASCA volunteer
.....Film writer / producer / director - "Unspeakable Indiscretions"
modelramsey@yahoo.com 818 / 325-5731
Val (Littlegirl413) - Baltimore, Maryland
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Abuse Survivor, NAASCA volunteer
.....Online activist - Author - "The Monster's Game"
littlegirl413@yahoo.com please write first
Ed Mashek - now in Vietnam - fomerly Ashville, North Carolina
.....Abuse Survivor, NAASCA volunteer & Board Member
.....Child Abuse Advocate / Speaker - LinkedIn - story about Ed
e_mashek@yahoo.com please write first
Garlena Rumsey - SE Oregon / SW Idaho
.....Abuse & Rape Survivor
.....LPC Intern/ID.Registered Intern - www.itsagodthing.vpweb.com
grumseygti@yahoo.com 208 / 571-8090
Carl Hart - St Louis, Missouri
.....Abuse Survivor, SCAN Guest Coordinator
.....Guide, self help website www.menthriving.org
midwestmalethriver@yahoo.com 314 / 757-3250
Michelle Bless - Cincinnati, Ohio
.....Abuse Survivor, NAASCA volunteer
.....Activist, Author - "Out of the Darkness: The Michelle Bless Story"
outofthedarknessministries@yahoo.com 513 / 212-5429
513 / 254-0526
Christine Lozier - Boston, Massachusetts
.....Abuse Survivor, NAASCA volunteer & Board Member
.....Activist, spokesperson - www.ProtectMassChildren.org
christine_lozier@yahoo.com 508 / 328-0338
Evita Gonzalez - Atlanta, Georgia
.....Abuse Survivor
.....Activist, founder - www.viplifelinks.com
VIPlifelinksEvita@yahoo.com 770 / 355-0185
Carol D. Levine - NW New Jersey
.....Abuse Survivor, NAASCA volunteer & Board Member
.....Author - "Panic Child" - autobiography; WRNJ radio interview
CarolDLevine@aol.com 908 / 454-7522
Neil Brick - Springfield, Massachusetts
.....Abuse survivor - ritual and mind control trauma expert
.....NAASCA community volunteer - www.RitualAbuse.us
SmartNews@aol.com please write first
Jessica Stevens - NE Florida
.....Abuse Survivor
.....Co-host "Stop Child Abuse Now" radio show
suffernomore2011@yahoo.com 727 / 560-8177
Charlie Stecker - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
.....Abuse Survivor
.....Child Welfare advocate - www.ChahliesAngel.com
chahlies.angel@gmail.com 215 / 626-6260
Bill Murray - Los Angeles, California / Pompano Beach, Florida
.....Abuse Survivor, NAASCA founder & Board Member
.....Co-host "Stop Child Abuse Now" radio show
bmurray3rd@aol.com 323 / 552-6150

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.Please .. join us ..
Add your name to our list: LACP / NAASCA Newsletter
Feel free to call us directly:
 
Check out and join our Facebook groups !!! --> NAASCA on Facebook
PLEASE join our cause and add it to your Facebook profile. Every contact counts !!


The National Association of Adult Survivors of Child Abuse simply takes advantage of our founder's personal experience to further his basic pinion that those of us who are in the grassroots survivor community should make whatever actions we can, in time, energy, talents and money, to help those who are weaker, innocent or victimized, namely our kids.

Please .. help us help them ..

We've become an 501(c)3 public charity which allows an organization a way to raising money for its efforts. We ask you to consider supporting us with tax deductible contributions -- > CLICK HERE.

Take the time to study our Recovery / Resource pages. Learn how you can participate. Sign up and show up for them.

We also hope you'll follow us on our Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) and " Community Matters" This Week talk radio shows, and sign up below for our various projects.

Lastly, feel free to write us with your ideas ..

What I'll do ..


Bill Murray - turning what he once thought of as the worst thing about him into the gift he has to offer
  I'm willing to travel anywhere in the country to speak to groups about my experiences, and more importantly of my recovery. I want to educate the public about the issues of child abuse, and will happily offer to honestly answer and all questions.

Media and individuals should feel free to contact me at the email address you'll find below (please add NAASCA to the subject line). We'd love to know what you think of our efforts, and your comments will help guide us as we grow.

Some of our ideas for how to engage our interested followers in the future is to produce the following:

Newsletter - perhaps monthly, perhaps quarterly (please join the LACP SimpleSend list)

Facebook-groups - for ongoing communication and sharing (please join any / all groups you wish)

Video Blog - seems to be a popular method of getting a message out

Talk Radio Show - "Stop Child Abuse Now" and "Community Matters" episodes dedicated to issues of child abuse *

Personal appearances / Media interviews - willing to go anywhere in the country

* NOTE: We've been doing regular radio talk shows over the Internet for the last couple years, originally dedicated to our original non profit organization, Los Angeles Community Policing (www.LACP.org), the umbrella and "mother" organization of all we do.

Now we so six shows each week (all but Saturday night). The Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) shows are 90 mins long, Monday to Friday, always at 8pm EST (so 5pm PAC). Every live show, which includes call-in participation and a live chat room, is recorded as it airs, and is available later for "on demand" listening. Our "Community Matters" This Week episodes air Sundays (two hours long), and provide an opportunity to call in to discuss the news of the week. We invite your participation.

As I noted elsewhere on this site, there are very few of us who have had extended recovery after surviving severe child abuse, kidnapping and child pornography (well over 30 years of recovery in my case).

If I can help one child avoid what I went through, or one family avoid what my family experienced, it'll be worth spending the rest of my life serving the community of the Abused.

Yours in service,

Bill Murray

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Contact us: Bmurray3rd@aol.com
(please add NAASCA to your subject line)
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Feel free to..
call us directly:..

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PS: Here's a little something I think is worth sharing:

Regina Brett - The 45 lessons life taught me
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This is something we should all read at least once a week!!!!!  It was written by Regina Brett, 90 years old, of the Plain Dealer, in Cleveland, Ohio.

"To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me," said Ms. Brett. "It is the most requested column I've ever written.
My odometer rolled over to 90 in August, so here is the column once more."

1. Life isn't fair, but it's still good.

2. When in doubt, just take the next small step.


3. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone.

4. Your job won't take care of you when you are sick. Your friends and parents will. Stay in touch.

5. Pay off your credit cards every month.

6. You don't have to win every argument. Agree to disagree.

7. Cry with someone. It's more healing than crying alone.

8. It's OK to get angry with God. He can take it.

9. Save for retirement starting with your first paycheck.

10. When it comes to chocolate, resistance is futile.

11. Make peace with your past so it won't screw up the present.

12. It's OK to let your children see you cry.

13. Don't compare your life to others. You have no idea what their journey is all about.

14. If a relationship has to be a secret, you shouldn't be in it.

15. Everything can change in the blink of an eye. But don't worry; God never blinks.

16. Take a deep breath. It calms the mind.

17. Get rid of anything that isn't useful, beautiful or joyful.

18. Whatever doesn't kill you really does make you stronger.

19. It's never too late to have a happy childhood. But the second one is up to you and no one else.

20. When it comes to going after what you love in life, don't take no for an answer.

21. Burn the candles, use the nice sheets, wear the fancy lingerie. Don't save it for a special occasion. Today is special.

22. Over prepare, then go with the flow.

23. Be eccentric now. Don't wait for old age to wear purple.

24. The most important sex organ is the brain.

25. No one is in charge of your happiness but you.

26. Frame every so-called disaster with these words 'In five years, will this matter?'

27. Always choose life.

28. Forgive everyone everything.

29. What other people think of you is none of your business.

30. Time heals almost everything. Give time time.

31. However good or bad a situation is, it will change.

32. Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does.

33. Believe in miracles.

34. God loves you because of who God is, not because of anything you did or didn't do.

35. Don't audit life. Show up and make the most of it now.

36. Growing old beats the alternative -- dying young.

37. Your children get only one childhood.

38. All that truly matters in the end is that you loved.

39. Get outside every day. Miracles are waiting everywhere.

40. If we all threw our problems in a pile and saw everyone else's, we'd grab ours back.

41. Envy is a waste of time. You already have all you need.

42. The best is yet to come ...

43. No matter how you feel, get up, dress up and show up.

44. Yield.

45. Life isn't tied with a bow, but it's still a gift.

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