Adult Survivors of Child Abuse (ASCA SM) is an international self-help support group program designed specifically for adult survivors of neglect, physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse. The ASCA SM program offers:
  • Community based self-help support groups
  • Provider based self-help support groups
  • Web based self-help support groups
  • Survivor to Thriver workbooks
This website – – is the only official site of The Norma J.Morris Center and the Adult Survivors of Child Abuse (ASCA SM) program. (Information)

The Norma J. Morris Center, creator of the ASCA SM program, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization run by volunteers. We are solely funded by individual donations.

You can easily make a tax deductible donation by clicking on the "Contribute to ASCA" button in the upper right corner of any webpage or by using Amazon Smile when making purchases at

Your assistance goes directly into supporting the delevopment of ASCA SM program materials, ASCA SM outreach, co-facilitator training, and support for this website.

Current ASCA SM Meetings – See our list of ASCA SM support group meetings.

Survivor to Thriver & Co-Facilitator Training Manuals – Two of the most used program materials.

New – Dr. Patrick Gannon's Zoom Presentation (May 10, 2022) – Watch a presentation by Patrick, hosted by the Trauma Center at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine.

ASCA SM Meeting Resources – program materials are available to individuals and organizations.

Searching for a Therapist - A Resource Guide for ASCA SM Members – A helpful guide to assist ASCA SM members who are actively searching for a therapist by Karen Mills

Soul Survivors: A New Beginning for Adults Abused As Children (ebook) – This book is the source for ASCA SM and includes all meeting materials. (Kindle version)

Starting an ASCA SM Group – Our Outreach page provides information on how to start an ASCA SM support group in
your area.

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Survivor to Thriver Manual, Co-Facilitator Training Manual

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Please Note: The Morris Center does not provide crisis counseling or abuse reporting services. Please use the following link if you require this information: Help Line and Reporting Links

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