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 Pornography and Internet Safety Resources

​We often receive calls from schools requesting resources to help their students struggling with pornography, sexting, and internet safety. There is help available, and we’ve compiled a list below of the best organizations we have found to help schools, parents, and parishioners navigate these tough topics.


Prayer

Create in Me a Clean Heart 

Pray with the USCCB's statement on pornography for the Year of Mercy


Education

Resources for Youth and Young Adults

  • The Culture Project
    Our office underwrites these young adult missionaries to speak for free in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles to 6th-12th grade and young adults about sexual integrity and human dignity. Schedule them to speak to your church or school!

  • Fight the New Drug
    Fight the New Drug is the best secular resource offering verified scientific research, articles, and excellent social media campaigns to show how porn harms individuals. Their signature campaign slogan is Porn Kills Love.
Further Reading:

LifeTeen | The Young Catholic Gentleman | Chastity Project | The Porn Effect


Internet Safety

  • iGuardian
    Project iGuardian is run by ICE and offers credible information to keep kids safe from predators online. Projects include NetSmartz for parents, NSTeens for adolescents, and NetSmartzKids​ for children.
  • Internet Safety 101​
    This program offers education on safety for youth. Topics covered include smartphone safety, social media, online gaming, pornography, cyber bullying, predators and trafficking, and general safety and prevention.


Resources for Parents/Teachers

Further reading:

Diocese of Arlington | Protect Young Minds | Focus On the Family​


Software and Apps

  • Covenant Eyes 
    Covenant Eyes is an excellent accountability and filtering software. This allows parents to monitor their kid's internet activity, helps adults reduce internet temptations and enables everyone to maintain strong relationships.
  • Circle
    This is a new software from Disney that allows parents to filter sites for their children and turn off internet access at certain hours.
  • The Victory App
    Victory App was created by LifeTeen and Matt Fradd to help young people overcome pornography addiction.
  • Fortify App
    Fortify is Fight the New Drug's app to help teens and adults overcome porn addiction.

Counseling

  • Integrity Restored
    Integrity Restored offers counseling for individuals who need more intensive help overcoming an addiction to pornography.
  • CatholicPsych
    Catholic Psych is another wonderful resource that offers online counseling for people, and they have worked with many individuals struggling with pornography addiction.

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