If you or someone you know has ever had a problem with shoplifting,
then you know that it’s not easy for someone
with a shoplifting problem to find understanding and support.
Other people with problems such as alcohol, drugs, gambling
or domestic violence can seek help from a number of organizations
without fear, but a person who shoplifts rarely has
those options. Shoplifting remains one of our nation’s
darkest secrets, with the root causes rarely revealed and
little understood, leaving the public with the perception
that anyone who shoplifts is just a common criminal. This
leaves shoplifters either too ashamed or too afraid to seek
help for themselves. This tragic situation must come to an
As a national non-profit [501(c)(3)] organization which originated
from Shoplifters Anonymous, Inc., NASP is taking aim at a
real solution. Building on its past experience, NASP has launched
the SAFE Self-Help and Support Center to
offer a wider variety of support services to individuals seeking
help and to make its services readily available to those who
need them most.
In addition, NASP is developing a national campaign to bring
more information to the public about how shoplifting hurts
individuals and families and ultimately steals from all of
Since NASP is not government funded, individual donations
are essential to help us continue to raise public awareness
about the root causes of shoplifting, unite public opinion
toward constructive solutions and provide self-help &
support programs for millions of people who have nowhere else
All private donations to NASP will be used exclusively to
develop and provide new services in support of its mission.
to support the SAFE Self-Help and Support
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