Thankfully, trauma doesn’t have to be the end. We know if individuals get help and have a support system, they can heal. They are resilient.
The trouble is, many kids who are being abused wound up vulnerable to abusive situations because they didn’t have that support system in place to start with. Children can be amazingly resilient, as can adults, but they need support to find that strength. We need to find ways to make sure they have that.
D2L does a really good job of providing educational materials around just this sort of topic. Go read the whole thing, and the linked reading as well.