know your telephone number, address, and your parents' full names:
for example, Mary or Joe Smith... not just "mom" or
let your parents know where you are and who you are with. Play
with friends, and remember, there is safety in numbers.
tell your parents who your friends are and where they live...
especially new friends and adults you meet.
tell your parents if someone talks about sex or love.
tell your parents if someone touches you or asks to take pictures
of you. Secrets about bad touches are bad secrets. Tell your
parents, teacher, doctor, or some other adult you trust if someone
asks you to keep a bad secret.
accept rides from a strangers or get in their car.
open a door to a stranger... Never open the door to anyone when
you are home alone.
give information over the phone to someone you do not know.
tell anyone you are home alone.
go into a person's house without your parent's permission.
play in isolated places.
If a stranger tries to grab you, fight and yell for help in a loud voice,
"This is not my mommy or daddy. I don't know this person."
Most adults don't ask children for help or directions. They ask other
If a stranger is following you, don't run and hide. Go where there are
Learn how to say "NO!" loud and clear.
Trust your instincts. No one has the right to touch you if you don't want
There are good touches and bad touches.
Good touches make us feel warm and happy.
Bad touches make us feel scared and bad.
If someone touches you in a way that makes you uncomfortable, say,
"NO!" get away, and tell someone.
It takes courage to talk to someone about your secrets. If no one believes
you, keep telling until someone does. Don't give up!