SCARS & Other Victims’ Assistance: Finding Help! Right Now!

SCARS & Other Victims' Assistance Finding Help! Right Now! Presented by SCARS It Is Very Common That Scam Victims Need Help! Sometimes you need it right now! Romance Scam Victims Have Unique Challenges In Coping After A Scam Is Discovered! There are several options available to help - but if you need help get it! SCARS Own Support Groups Help Victims Online: The SCARS Scam Victims Support & Recovery Group [...]

For Family & Friends – Article Catalog

For Family & Friends - Article Catalog Helping Family & Friends of Scam Victims The basics of relationship scams, what to look for, and how to help! A SCARS Topic Collection Information For The Friends & Family Of New Scam Victims Before and after the scam, the victim is going to be under strong manipulation and going to be confused, in denial, maybe angry, certainly traumatized, and you need [...]

Recovery from Scams – Article Catalog

Recovery from Scams - Article Catalog The Pathway for Recovering Scam Victims From the basics to self-help to moderated professional recovery! Learn what recovering from a relationship scam is all about! A SCARS Topic Collection After The Scam, Your Life Is In Chaos! Impulses Are Driving You In All Directions But There Is A Right Path For Scam Victims! After your scam, you have to gain enough control [...]

SUPPORT & INFORMATION FOR NEW SCAM VICTIMS

We Are SCARS And We Support Scam Victims Worldwide INFORMATION FOR NEW SCAM VICTIMS After the scam, you are going to be confused, angry, traumatized, and you need to know what you can do! Anger and revenge are not the path. Learning and regaining control of your life are the direction to recovery. Here are a series of guides and information that will help you better understand what your [...]

NEW for Scam Victims – The Power of Journaling in Your Scam Recovery

The Power of Journaling in Your Scam Recovery For Scam Victims A SCARS Self-Help Recovery Program Guide Click Here To Visit The SCARS Store SCARS BLUE BOOK Survivor's Recovery Journal A Scam Victim's Self-Help Recovery Journal (Click to View) Give yourself the perfect tool to measure and track your recovery progress while getting the therapeutic benefit of journaling! This official SCARS Self-Help Recovery Program Journal allows [...]

Crisis Help Hotlines: When You Need To Talk To Someone

Crisis Help Hotlines: When You Need To Talk To Someone Get The Help You Need! Presented by SCARS When You Need To Talk To Someone You Need To Do It Now! Write This Number Down: 1-800-273-8255 For The U.S. & Canada See Below For Other Countries! Whenever you feel like things are too much for you we want you to give them a call, or [...]

10 Steps To Breaking Free & Beginning Your Recovery [Updated]

10 Steps To Breaking Free & Beginning Your Recovery SCARS Psychology Of Scams How To Break Free & Begin Recovery Extracted and adapted from an article by Sharie Stines, PsyD, GoodTherapy.org - Copyright acknowledged - we thank the author for their scholarship 10 Steps To Breaking Free And Staying Free Bonds occur in toxic relationships (such as with a romance scammer) and tend to be strengthened by inconsistent positive reinforcement [...]

What Does Recovery Mean For A Scam Victim? [Updated]

What Does Recovery Mean For A Scam Victim? What Does It Mean to Be "In Recovery?" In this article, we are going to talk about recovery, as in recovery after a scam What Does It Mean To Recover? In Our Context We Mean That Recovery Is A Process However, because scams are complex in that they involve psychological traumatization (as a victim), involve addiction (as in the mental [...]

A Scam Victim’s Checklist – Interacting With The Police

A Scam Victim's Checklist - Interacting With The Police Here is a checklist of what to do before speaking with the police! This will help you get what is possible from the police and help you consider your options The SCARS Police Interaction Checklist One of the problems that most victims face is that they do not know what is realistic when initially speaking with the police or [...]

Urgent Financial Assistance For Scam Victims

Financial Assistance For U.S. Scam Victims For Scam Victims Living In The United States Urgent Financial Assistance For Scam Victims IF YOU ARE A SCAM VICTIM LIVING IN THE UNITED STATES THERE ARE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE The following is speaking more about people in financial need than for victims, but victims may also be in financial need and these are programs available to you as well. If you do not [...]

Helping Friends & Family Better Understand Romance Scams

Helping Friends & Family Better Understand Romance Scams Free Guide by the Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams [SCARS] This Guide is intended for Family and Friends of someone that was involved in a Romance Scam Also available on LinkedIn.com here » Introduction This is presented in the hope that it will help scam victims to explain what happened to them. We hope that by reading this you can understand that the victim was not [...]

You Aren’t At The Mercy Of Your Emotions – Your Brain Creates Them [VIDEO]

You Aren't At The Mercy Of Your Emotions - Your Brain Creates Them [Video] Can you look at someone's face and know what they're feeling? Does everyone experience happiness, sadness and anxiety the same way? What are emotions anyway? For the past 25 years, psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett has mapped facial expressions, scanned brains and analyzed hundreds of physiology studies to understand what emotions really are. She shares the results of her exhaustive research [...]

New Book From Best Selling Author Elina Juusola – Love on the Line:: How to Recover from Romance Scams Gracefully and Without Victimisation  – SCARS™ Recovery

SCARS™ Recovery: New Book From Best Selling Author Elina Juusola - Love on the Line:: How to Recover from Romance Scams Gracefully and Without Victimisation  A New Work from Elina Juusola, Bestselling Author and SCARS Board Member [lwptoc] Overview How can you become a victim of a romance scam and recover from the experience without harm? Elina Juusola, researcher and a feminist was living a low time of her life. She was struggling with her health and [...]

The SCARS Victims’ Assistance & Support Model

The SCARS Victims' Assistance & Support Model SCARS Is The Only Crime Victims' Assistance Organization With A Focus On Cybercrime Victims, And The Only One With Proven Recovery Solutions For Scam Victims. All of our groups are pieces of a larger puzzle. They are the funnel that can lead victims to support and assistance, but not everyone is ready for a real support group - they need to learn and work through issues before they [...]