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As an alliance of therapists, researchers, and MAPs, B4U-ACT’s mission is to promote a science-informed understanding about people in our communities with an attraction to children or adolescents, and to support them living in truth and dignity.

Recent Posts

MAPs Wanted for Survey on Experiences for Pilot Therapy Service

Update 9/8/2022: Friends and family members who provide support to MAPs are still needed for this survey.…

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B4QR Volume 2, Issue 3 Out Now

The Summer 2022 issue of the B4U-ACT Quarterly Review has just been released and is available here.…

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Remembering Michael Melsheimer

Today, Mike Melsheimer, who founded B4U-ACT along with board chair Russell Dick in 2003, would have been…

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Upcoming events

  • 01 Oct 2022

    Dialog on Therapy

    Ongoing since October 2017, the “Dialog on Therapy” is a monthly discussion about meeting the...
  • 16 Oct 2022

    Research Colloquium Series

    Beginning in March 2021, the Research Colloquium Series is a monthly online event open to...
  • 05 Nov 2022

    Dialog on Therapy

    Ongoing since October 2017, the “Dialog on Therapy” is a monthly discussion about meeting the...
  • 20 Nov 2022

    Research Colloquium Series

    Beginning in March 2021, the Research Colloquium Series is a monthly online event open to...

Who are minor-attracted people and why might they need support?

Many minor-attracted people would like to receive mental health services but are afraid to seek them due to stigma and lack of trust. B4U-ACT aims to improve access to compassionate mental health care that addresses clients’ own stated needs, and combat misconceptions among professionals and the general public that perpetuate secrecy, stigma, and fear.

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