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Aurora Health FoundationA charity and therapy practice based in South West London specifically for adult men and women survivors of sexual abuse, victims of violent crime and their partners. Its unique approach provides a range of complementary therapies, counselling and support services in a confidential setting. The AHF helps clients to develop strategies for coping positively with daily life, reduce their stress and help with recovery from their trauma(s).
BPD WorldA website committed to raising awareness and reducing the stigma of mental health, but focusing on borderline personality disorder (BPD).
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy The BACP is a large organisation that many counsellors around the UK are registered with. They're not only a charity but also an accrediting body.
A Parent's Guide To Internet Safety: Keeping Your Child Safe OnlineWhile on-line computer exploration opens a world of possibilities for children, expanding their horizons and exposing them to different cultures and ways of life, they can be exposed to dangers as they hit the road exploring the information highway.
Centre for Action on Rape & Abuse (CARA)Centre for Action on Rape & Abuse (formally known as The Colchester Rape Crisis Line) is a confidential and non-judgemental support service for women and young people who have been raped, sexually abused or assaulted - either recently or in the past - and this could involve a stranger, friend or family member. Helpline: 01206 769 795 (24hr answerphone). Please leave a message with your contact details and someone will get back to you about how CARA might be able to help you.
Counselling DirectoryA free, confidential service listing over 1000 counsellors.
Dancing In The DarknessThis site serves as a safe haven for survivors of sexual abuse to share their thoughts and fears as well as words of hope and courage for others like them. The author of the website is a survivor of rape.
Directory & Book ServicesSupport for those concerned with abuse & sexual violence.
First Person PluralThis is a UK survivor-led association for dissociative survivors of abuse and trauma and their allies.
FORWARD (Foundation for Women's Health Research and Development)FORWARD is an International Non-Governmental organisation that works to advance the sexual and reproductive health and human rights of African girls and women and can offer advice on female circumcision or FMG as it is now known.
Get ConnectedFree confidential help for young people under 25.
The HavensThe Havens are specialist centres in London for people who have been raped or sexually assaulted. They have specially trained, experienced professionals who offer medical help and advice, counselling and practical and emotional support.
HAVOCA – Help for Adult Victims Of Child AbuseHAVOCA is an organisation dedicated to provide help for adult victims of child abuse. It is dedicated to provide support, information and education to any adult whose life has been affected by childhood abuse.
The Lantern ProjectThe Lantern Project (formerly known as Victims No Longer) supports victims of childhood sexual abuse, domestic violence, racial abuse and bullying.
LGBD FoundationLGBT Foundation, formerly known as The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF), is a national charity delivering a wide range of services to lesbian, gay and bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities.
MpowerSupporting Male Survivors of sexual abuse.
MaleSurvivorA site committed to preventing, healing and eliminating all forms of sexual victimization of boys and men through support, treatment, research, education, advocacy and activism.
Maths Doctor - Online SafetyA guide on how to keep your child safe online.
MankindA support and resource service for men who have been sexually abused, sexually assaulted and/or raped.
MaytreeA sanctuary for the suicidal. Maytree offers a short stay in a safe residential setting where you can talk, reflect and rest and restore hope. Maytree is a place where you will be heard, respected and accepted, without judgement and in confidence.
MenWebScott Abraham reviews eight books for men who were sexually abused in childhood.
MOSACA voluntary organisation supporting all non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused.
NAPACThe National Association for People Abused in Childhood provide support and information for survivors.
Natural Therapy for AllAn online directory listing therapists (counsellors, chiropractors, acupuncturists, etc.) all over the UK. All the therapists registered have a relevant qualification and insurance cover or proof of registration with a professional body, so we are assured of their professionalism. The site also has a wealth of information about various types of distress that complementary therapies can help, as well as a blog about the latest therapy news.
National Self Harm NetworkA website providing support to people who self-harm and the people it affects. It is a survivor-led organisation. There is also a forum on this site and membership is free.
O2 - Digital FamilyA page offered by O2 to help adults understand what kids really do on their mobiles and the internet. And it's also to help you talk to your kids openly about the risks, so they know how to protect themselves.
One In Four IrelandOur sister charity for those based in Ireland that provides support and resources to people who have experienced childhood sexual abuse or violence.
Pooja BhaskarA website by Pooja (meaning worship) about her personal experiences with emotional/mental and sexual abuse. There are articles about her personal journey, anger, guilt and shame, confronting the abuser, letters to her abuser and other helpful links and resources.
RAINNRAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization and was named one of "America's 100 Best Charities" by Worth magazine. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE and online.rainn.org) in partnership with more than 1,100 local rape crisis centers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.
RESPONDRESPOND supports those with learning disabilities, their families, carers and professionals affected by trauma and abuse.
Rights of WomenRights of Women works to attain justice and equality by informing, educating and empowering women on their legal rights. They offer a legal advice line and an extensive links page with other organisations that can help women.
SamaritansThe Samaritans offer confidential, emotional telephone support 24 hours a day.
SANESANE is one of the UK's leading charities concerned with improving the lives of everyone affected by mental illness. SANE's national out of hours telephone helpline offers practical information, crisis care and emotional support to anybody affected by mental health problems. They are open 1pm to 11pm every day, telephone 0845 7678000.
Sapphire ProjectThe Met Police's Sapphire Project specialises in investigating rape and sexual assault cases and to provide victims with the support and care they need.
Stop It Now! UK & IrelandA public information and awareness raising campaign re-grading child sexual abuse.
Survivors UKProvides information, support and counselling for men who have been raped or sexually abused.
Helpline is delivered online, by text or email only (no telephone support).
Opening hours are Monday-Friday:10.30am-9pm. Weekends:10am-6pm.
Text chat by texting 020 3322 1860
Email: help@survivorsuk.org
Webchat can be accessed at www.survivorsuk.org
PODSHelping people recover from childhood trauma and abuse including child sexual abuse. Leading training organization set up by abuse survivor.
Alcohol Rehab and Addiction Services in Your AreaAlcohol Addiction Services For You. Are you looking for an effective alcohol addiction treatment for a problem or disorder which is affecting you or someone you love?
Right of WomenHelping women through the law
Enough Abuse UKEnough Abuse UK is a Registered Charity, with the sole aim of reducing the incidence of Child Sexual Abuse. Its training and consultancy operation is focused on the education of grooming, the preamble to sexual and other forms of abuse.