Focus on Health
November 8, 2019
Stories Of Hope And Healing
One in four girls and one in six boys are sexually abused before the age of 18, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Often, the traumatic results of assault follow survivors well into adulthood, manifesting in many areas of their lives. Obesity is one of the many physical and psychological effects associated with sexual abuse.
This series, entitled "The Recovery Room," was recognized with an Eddie Award for editorial excellence in the category of Best Series of Articles in a nonprofit magazine at the Folio: Show in New York City on October 30, 2019. TOPS extends its heartfelt thanks to the members, subject matter experts and nonprofit partners who contributed to our coverage of this important and sensitive topic. Read Article