Dr. Phil says that if you are a victim of abuse, you don’t need to suffer in silence.

“If you’re one of those people who is trapped and you feel like you’re alone, you need to find the courage to reach out, because I’ll promise you, there are people out there who are willing to listen,” he says. “We have the ability to step in, and protect you and help you.”

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If you need help, these hotlines may have answers:
Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network (RAINN): 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

For more child sexual abuse resources, click here.
For more domestic violence resources, click here.

Hear more from Dr. Phil in the video above.

On Friday’s episode, Dr. Phil speaks with Tatiana, who was sexually and physically abused by her father from ages 6-25. Now 38, she says she was kept in her home, watched by cameras, and was afraid to leave because her father threatened to kill her. Watch her story here, and see how she finally escaped the 19 years of torture.

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