Help for Pedophiles
Essential resources for those experiencing unwanted attractions
Frequently Asked Questions
Virtuous PedophilesPeer support group
As a relatively mainstream support group, VirPed provides a platform where adult pedophiles can discuss their experiences and seek support without judgment. The forum has discussions on several topics, including research, news, and humor, and is popular among researchers who study pedophiles.
MAP Support ClubPeer support group
With a focus on ensuring pedophiles of all ages can access peer support, MSC provides members with a variety of benefits, including a setup similar to a Discord server and visits from licensed mental health professionals. New members undergo an anonymous screening process to ensure everyone's safety.
ASAP InternationalTherapist database
The Association for Sexual Abuse Prevention works to improve access to professional mental health support for pedophiles. The organization hosts annual workshops to help therapists learn about treating pedophiles. They also maintain a database of mental health professionals who are willing to work with clients who experience attractions to minors.
Since 2003, B4U-ACT has worked to foster connections between pedophiles, therapists, and researchers. The non-profit works closely with experts in the fields of mental health and child protection to summarize and review new and existing research on pedophiles and their attractions. They also maintain a list of safe therapists practicing in the United States.