Pornography is freely available online and it is one of the biggest threats to our children’s online safety. Children with unrestricted internet access are just a click away from viewing sexually-explicit material online—either intentionally or accidentally. Depraved pornography that was once only available on the black market is now accessible on the internet.
June is National Internet Safety Awareness Month. All month, we will share ideas on how to keep the internet a safe resource for you and your family. See other articles about online safety.
Download a copy of the report “The Porn Epidemic: Facts, Stats & Solutions.”
The Church provides the website Addressing Pornography with helpful information for individuals, spouses, and parents about prevention, help, and healing.
You may find the following resources from Internet Safety 101 helpful:
- Kids’ Access
- The Harms of Porn
- Warning Signs
- Advice to Parents
- Seeking Help
- Recovery, Survivor & Victim Resources
- Helpful Parent’s Guides
Do you have a helpful tip or experience that you would like to share with other parents? Enter a comment below.
Another excellent resource by a Latter-day Saint author is the book Power Over Pornography. Its method, grounded in gospel principles and incorporating the latest cognitive behavior methods, is effective, especially at preventing relapse.
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