UK Resources

Finding a Therapist

Trauma & Abuse Support Centre (TASC)
A UK web-based resource for survivors of the whole spectrum of child sexual abuse and for anyone involved in supporting them.

http://www.tasc-online.org.uk/


British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT)


24-27 White Lion Street, London, N1 9PD

tel: 020 7745 7262

email: info@baat.org

web: http://www.baat.org

Art therapy can be useful in exploring and expressing the many feelings associated with child sexual abuse, including anger. BAAT can give details of therapists in your area.


Domestic Violence


WOMEN'S AID


24 hour National Domestic Violence Helpline 0808 200 0247 (free phone). Offers details of how to contact various organisations providing services to women and children experiencing domestic violence, programmes for perpetrators and women's campaigning groups.

http://www.womensaid.org.uk


24 Hour Help and Support


SAMARITANS


24 hour confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those that might lead to suicide.

Phone 0845 790 9090 (cost of a local call) or Text 0772 590 9090


http://www.samaritans.org



General Help and Support


NAPAC (The National Association for People Abused in Childhood)


42 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3NH

tel: 0208 313 9460

helpline: 0800 085 3330 (Mon-Fri, 10.30-3pm)

email: via website (see below)

web: http://www.napac.org.uk

NAPAC is the only national freephone helpline for men or women who are adult survivors of any kind of childhood abuse. Staffed by people with an in-depth understanding of the effects of abuse, you can contact them just to get things off your chest, discuss action you might want to take or to tap into their expertise on resources locally and nationally.



RASAC

Rape and Sexual abuse counselling for me and women who have suffered rape or sexual abuse at any time in their life. Free and confidential listening, support and information service, face to face counselling service



Women's Helpline (answered only by women)
0196 284 8024 (Mon, 11.30am -1.30pm, Tues and Thurs, 7-9.30pm)



Men's Helpline (answered by men and women)
0196 284 8027 (Mon, 11.30am -1.30pm, Tues and Thurs, 7 - 9.30pm)

http://www.rasac.org.uk