An organization in Summers County is working to bring a dark subject to light.
The Reach Family Resource Center in Hinton hosted their Darkness to Light training Wednesday in connection with Child Abuse Prevention Month.
Organizers were talking about child sexual abuse and how adults can prevent it.
Executive Director Amber Stover says it's estimated 1 in 5 girls are sexually abused during childhood, but most don't disclose it and a lot of times it's never reported.
She said abuse can cause a wealth of problems from childhood through adulthood.
"If we can prevent it, then we can really get rid of a lot of those problems that children have," Stover explained, "such as they do poorly in school or they have family problems, difficulties with relationships farther in life. So we can all prevent it and it takes everybody."
Stover said the event is intended to make people more aware of abuse and how to prevent it.
She added it is especially important for organizations that work with children.